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     White Turtlehead is a larval host for the Baltimore Checkerspot and other butterflies.  It attracts hummingbirds and lots of other pollinators.


     It's a non-aggressive, clump forming perennial with beautiful creamy white late-summer blooms with shiny, deep green leaves.  These blooms continue into fall providing a brilliant garden display and late-season nectar.


     Fun fact: The flower looks like a turtle's head (sort of...)




1 Quart
    • Latin: Chelone glabra
    • Pollinator value: Very High
    • Height: 2-3 feet; 2-foot spread
    • Light: full sun to part shade
    • Soil: moist
    • Blooms: White, July-Oct
    • Pair with: Blue Flag Iris, Blue Wild Indigo, Cardinal Flower
    • Landscape: Rain garden, pond edge, wet meadow
    • Resistance: Deer, wet
    • Native range here


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