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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Turtlehead

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-7
  • Height:24-36 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink/Red

Lustrous, deep green foliage topped with rose-pink turtlehead flowers.
Red stems persist most of the season. Bronze early spring foliage.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Organic
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
August - October
Additional Information about Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Chelone was a God in Greek mythology who insulted the gods and was turned into a turtle.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Slow to emerge