Chelone glabra - White Turtlehead


Chelone glabra is an erect, herbaceous perennial that grows up to 3' tall and has white snapdragon-like flowers. This native white flower adds some beautiful late summer color when other perennials are fading out. Be sure to add into the border. Deer resistant.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Native Range: United States
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: August to October
Bloom Description: White with pink tinge
Sun: Part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Erosion, Wet Soil