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Turtlehead Tiny Tortuga

SKU: AM014880
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
Tiny Tortuga is a dwarf Turtlehead with pink-rose blooms. This plant will thrive in partial to full sun, producing blooms from mid to late summer. Because of its small size, 14-16” tall, it's a great option for containers and borders. As a native wildflower, Turtlehead will do well planted near or around water features in your garden. PPAF (Chelone lyonii)
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Botanical Name
Chelone obliqua
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Container Planting, Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
12-16" tall
Bloom Time
Late summer to fall


The turtleheads are favorite No. American wildflowers for moist shaded areas. They love streambanks and thickets, and add fascinating bloom to the scene with their unusual turtle head-shaped flowers.