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Chelone glabra

Turtlehead

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Dense spikes of white flowers, shaped like turtle heads, are a welcome sight in late summer and early fall. Deep green foliage is handsome all season long.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Attributes & Uses
Native
Naturalizing
Wetland Plants
Exposure
Partial shade
Habit
Clumping
Program
American Beauties® Natives
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist

Height

24-36 Inches

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Spread

18-24 Inches

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Flower Color:

White

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Good Companions
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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'
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Physocarpus opulifolius