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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'
Common Name: Pink Turtlehead Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'
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Notes:
This penstemon relative from the southeastern US has stiff spikes of long-lasting, fat, pink flowers that bloom from summer into fall. Reddish stems and bronze-green new growth add to the show. Good in sun or semi-shade. Deer-resistant. Performs best in evenly moist conditions with fertile loamy soil and abundant organic matter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Rich, moist soil; sun to partial shade; wet woods, along streams in mountains.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Part Sun Part Shade Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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