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Chelone glabra, also known as white turtlehead, is a lovely perennial plant that thrives in moist, rich soils.

 

 

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

It prefers soil that is slightly acidic and well-draining, making it a great addition to rain gardens or streamside plantings.

 

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS:

This plant does well in full sun to part shade, but it will need some protection from the hot afternoon sun in warmer climates.

 

SIZE:

White turtlehead typically grows to a height of 2-3 feet and spreads to about 2 feet wide, making it a great choice for filling in larger areas of the garden.

 

BLOOM TIME/COLOR:

It blooms in late summer to early fall, with stunning white flowers that resemble the shape of a turtle's head.

 

COMPANION PLANTS:

Chelone glabra pairs well with other moisture-loving plants such as Physostegia, ferns, and Joe-Pye weed.

 

LARVAL HOST:

Additionally, it is a larval host for the beautiful Baltimore checkerspot butterfly, making it a valuable addition to any wildlife garden. Overall, this plant is a fantastic choice for adding both beauty and ecological value to your garden space.

Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)

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