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Chelone lyonii 'Tiny Tortuga' (Armtipp02)

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Chelone lyonii 'Armtipp02' - Tiny Tortuga Turtlehead

More About Chelone lyonii Tiny Tortuga ('Armtipp02') (PP25350)

  • Compact, upright, bushy plant with dark green leaves
  • Upright stems of deep pink blooms resemble those of the snapdragon
  • Leaves emerge bronze changing to dark green
  • Bloom Time: summer

Interesting Notes:

'Tortuga' is Spanish for turtle.

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Tiny Tortuga Turtlehead Growing and Maintenance Tips

It colonizes slowly and will adapt well to moist or wet areas. Chelone will benefit from a midsummer pruning to promote a more compact plant and better branching habit. 


Chelone lyonii Tiny Tortuga ('Armtipp02') (PP25350) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Flowering Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging