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Chelone obliqua

Chelone obliqua

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  • expected in September

Rosy Turtlehead is a bushy US native with stiff spikes of turtle head-shaped lilac-pink blossoms. This easy to grow plant makes a nice addition to the fall garden. Plant along stream banks, the edge of woods or in the garden. Prefers part shade but will grow in full sun in cool summer areas. Self sows in moist areas.

Distinctions: Perennial Plant of the Year 2004 in Sweden

Zones: 5 to 8

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 24 to 36 in.

Spread: 12 to 24 in.

Exposure: full sun, part-shade

Soil Conditions: moist, along streamsides

Bloom Time: August to October

Bloom Color: dark pink

Native Range: midwestern and eastern US

Image Credits:

Image 1 (bloom) C T Johansson, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 2 (form) Emőke Dénes, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

expected early September

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