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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' - Pink Turtlehead

More About Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

  • Rose-pink, turtlehead-shaped flowers appear on reddish stems
  • Oblong leaves emerge a glossy, bronze maturing to dark green
  • Bloom Time: September to October

Zone:

3

Height:

60-75 cm

Spread:

60-80 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Pink Turtlehead Growing and Maintenance Tips

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


Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' 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

Bronze
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing

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