Chelone lyonii /Pink Turtlehead

Chelone lyonii   / Chelone lyonii
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Scientific Name: Chelone lyonii
Common Name: Pink Turtlehead
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Snapdragon-like, hooded, pink flowers appear in late summer and early fall. Remove seed heads to reduce the possibility of numerous seedlings in the garden the following spring.