Northeast Pollinator Plants
Chelone glabra (Turtle's Head)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Turtle's Head
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Larval Host
Use: Garden, Rain Garden, Naturalizing
Light: Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Moist to Wet
Flower Time: Early July - Late August
Flower Color: White
Height: 3.5 '- 4.5'
Notes: Chelone glabra (Turtle’s Head) is a stiff upright native with snapdragon-like flowers with high pollinator value. Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.
Native to the eastern half of the US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).