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Chelone lyonii (Pink Turtlehead)

Chelone lyonii (Pink Turtlehead)

Type: Native Perennial

Height: 2-4'; 1-3' spread

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Flowers: Pink

Water: moist to wet soils


Upright, rhizoming perennial. Hooded pink flowers (1" long) bloom in spikes in late summer and fall. Attracts butterflies. Deer and wet-soil tolerant.

  • Photo Credit

    Photo by David J. Stang [CC BY-SA (]

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