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Chelone glabra
Common Name: White Turtlehead Family: Plantaginaceae

Chelone glabra
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Notes:
Beautiful white to creamy white flowers top the sturdy stems of rich green foliage in late summer. Grow in partial or dappled sunlight (though in BC full sun is fine), consistently moist conditions, and a fertile loamy soil with abundant organic matter. Popular with butterflies.

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 ColourWhite/Cream 
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 MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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