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Chelone 'Tiny Tortuga' Chelone 'Tiny Tortuga'

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Chelone 'Tiny Tortuga'

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  • Low Maintenance,
  • Great Foliage,
  • Attracts Butterflies,
Common Name:Red Turtlehead
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:18 - 24 Inches
Spread:12 - 16 Inches
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Pink Shades

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(Red Turtlehead) A native beauty for both the garden and patio, Chelone obliqua Tiny Tortuga creates a beauty buzz. Standing 18-24 inches tall and 12-16 inches wide, Tiny Tortuga is a low maintenance perennial that is great for gardens and containers alike. The deep bronze foliage creates a perfect backdrop for the hot pink flower clusters. Blooming mid to late summer, Tiny Tortuga is a butterfly haven, all the while resists the deer. Tiny Tortuga Chelone is best planted in full sun to part shade locations with moderate to moist soil. A perfect ground cover when planted near the water's edge. Hardy in zones 4-9, Tiny Tortuga is another great native perennial selection.
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Chelone obliqua 'Tiny Tortuga' PPAF

Common Name Red Turtlehead
USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist
Nature Attractions Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Pink Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Drought Tolerant, Native
Design Use Ground Cover, Massing, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Summer
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