Northeast Pollinator Plants
Chelone glabra (Turtle's Head)
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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).