Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)

Tubular pink-tinged white flowers that look like little turtle heads bloom opposite each on stems of dark green 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