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Perennial

Chelone glabra 'Black Ace'

White Turtlehead

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.


Height

36-48"

Spread

24-36"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

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 (July-frost)

Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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