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Perennial

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Pink Turtlehead

Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  Shade Tolerant  
FULL sun to FULL shade

Dense spikes of rose red flowers for four weeks in late summer. Foliage is deeper green than the species. Stems are red and new spring growth has a bronze tint.


Height

36-40"

Spread

24-30"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Shade and woodland gardens, bog or water margins. Tall accent for shade garden.

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' Plant Care:

Best grown in moist to wet soils. Pinch in early summer for fuller plant.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

Pink 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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