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Chelone glabra

White turtle head

  • »  Accent specimen - white color late summer into fall
  • »  Deep green foliage on stiff upright stems with lance shaped leaves

Additional Information
Color White
Detailed Description for Chelone

Chelone glabra, White turtle head, is a deer resistant perennial perfect for shaded or woodland gardens with moist soil.  Striking white snapdragon like flowers are a great addition to the garden in late summer & early fall when color may be lacking from many other plants. Butterflies & native bees will enjoy the nectar from the 2-3' stiffly upright stalks of 2-lipped flowers resembling a turtle head. Chelone glabra is a perfect companion to Physostegia (Obedient Plant).