Chelone glabra 'Black Ace'
Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Sun Tolerant Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade Shade Tolerant
FULL sun to FULL shade
Hooded, white, snapdragon-like flowers bloom August to October. Flowers resemble the head of an open mouthed turtle. Dark green foliage. Usually grows 3-4' but may grow to 6' in optimal conditions.
Growth HabitTHRILLER (upright)
Shade and woodland gardens, bog or water margins. Tall accent for shade garden.
Chelone glabra 'Black Ace' Plant Care:
Best grown in moist to wet soils. Pinch back in spring to reduce plant height if desired.
USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)
White Turtlehead Characteristics & Attributes
Season of Interest
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs
Moderate to high soil moisture.
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