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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Turtlehead

Plant Type:

POND PLANTS

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' – Pink Turtlehead. This selected form displays reddish stems which mostly remain all through the growing season. Leaves emerge with a red-bronze cast and settle back to a deep, dark glossy green. Mid to late season clustered turtle head flowers are a beautiful pink to purple-pink. Full sun to dappled shade in fertile, moist soil. Pink Turtlehead is an easy, tough perennial. May be used in the shady to partly shaded garden or possibly adjacent to a pond - just don't drown it! Cutting grown.


Height:

24-36 in

Spread:

12-18 in

Colors:

Medium Pink
Item Description Price  
CHELOHOT Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $11.00 Buy Now


Characteristics and Attributes for Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer / Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies

Light

  • Dappled Shade
  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Attributes

  • Natural Garden
  • Border
  • Massing
  • Woodland
  • Marginal

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Moist
  • Fertile
  • Humus Laden
  • Organic

Origins

  • Eastern North America

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown