Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Chelone lyonii Hot Lips (Turtlehead)

Deep pink flowers that look like small turtle heads bloom opposite each other o tall spikes of deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate

Blooms late summer to mid fall
3-4 ft tall x 1.5-2 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