Chelone glabra

White Turtlehead

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Pot Size: full quart


Plant Description

Flowering in late summer and early fall, this turtlehead has white snapdragon-like flowers on 2 to 4 foot tall stems. It occurs in moist, partly shaded places throughout the eastern US. In the garden, plant it in full sun to light shade, in moist soil. An early summer pinching will keep it shorter and fuller.

 

Characteristics

Rain Garden

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Good Fragrance

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

 

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist, Moist

Size

full quart

 

Height

24 to 36, 36 or taller

Flower Color

White/whitish

Bloom Time

Late summer, Early fall

Spread

18in

Zones

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8