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Chelone glabra Black Ace (White Turtlehead)

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Tubular white flowers that look like small turtle heads bloom opposite each on stems of dark green-black foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Host plant of the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly.

Blooms mid summer to fall
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar