Chelone glabra, Turtle HeadSKU: n/a.
This moisture loving plant adds a splash of white in partly shady gardens or in damp sunny areas. Flowers from early summer until early fall. Numerous white turtle heads appear in abundance on multi stemmed plants. Plants can be cut back in spring to reduce plant height. Missouri native.
Turtle Head makes an excellent ground cover and is an easy grower. It prefers moist soil but is tolerant of many conditions. Turtle Head makes a fantastic addition to rain gardens. Turtle Head attracts hummingbirds, other pollinators, and beneficial insects. Its flowers make lovely fresh cut bouquets.
Plant in full sun to part shade. It will grow in any soil, but performs best in rich soil amended with compost. Although it prefers consistent moisture it will tolerate periods of drought.
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