Chelone glabra (Turtlehead)
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Chelone glabra

Turtlehead

Found in streambanks, damp ground.Tolerates temporary flooding. White blossom often tinged with pink in late summer. Good for cut flowers.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Chelone glabra

Attributes

Rain Garden Shade

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Shade to Part Sun

Native Plant Community

Wet Prairie
Wet Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

August
September

Flower Color

White

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Slow