Chelone obliqua

Easy to grow Turtleheads are similar to Penstemons but do well in partial shade. At home beside lakes, streams, ponds and other boggy areas, they require little care besides watering. Hooded lilac-pink flowers are shaped like a turtle's head. Propagate by seed sown in spring or cutting in summer.
Chelone obliqua
Perhaps the showiest of its species, it has a long blooming season that lasts through autumn. More tolerant of heat and humidity than other types, it does best in its native Southeast.

Attributes - Chelone obliqua

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Pink

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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