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Chelone 'Tiny Tortuga'
Common Name: Turtlehead Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Chelone  'Tiny Tortuga'
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This cute variety of turtlhead is more compact and grows to only 16 inches. Hot pink flowers will top the stems from early summer to fall. Easy to grow. Performs best in evenly moist conditions with fertile loamy soil with abundant organic matter.


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Wet to moist floodplain forests, swamps, soggy meadows and thickets, and partially shaded seeps and springs

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Part Sun Part Shade Sun Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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