Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Hot Lips Turtlehead

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

Hot Lips' Turtlehead is a selection of the species that differs in having deeper green foliage and bright, deep pink flowers. Otherwise it's quite similar - 2 to 3 feet tall, late summer flowers, prefers average to moist soil and full sun. A great fall combination is 'Hot Lips', 'Fireworks' Goldenrod, and Hardy Ageratum or Smooth Aster.



Rain Garden

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Organic, Clay

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist, Moist


full quart


24 to 36, 36 or taller




Flower Color

Rose, Pink

Bloom Time

Late summer, Early fall



Hardiness Zones

5, 6, 7, 8