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Chelone glabra 'Black Ace'

Chelone glabra 'Black Ace' - White Turtlehead

More About Chelone glabra 'Black Ace'

  • Foliage emerges in the spring with a very dark cast
  • Leaves turn green as the summer progresses
  • White flowers are hooded and look similar to snapdragons
  • Bloom Time: August to October

Zone:

5

Height:

100-150 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

White
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White Turtlehead Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to wet, rich, humus soil, in partial shade, however, will tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Pinching back the stems in early summer will help reduce the overall height and increase branching,  producing more flowers in late summer. 


Chelone glabra 'Black Ace' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Black
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Chelone glabra 'Black Ace'

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