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White Turtlehead Seed Packet

SKU: AM013101
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Turtlehead is an easy-to-grow beauty that boasts dense spikes of pure white flowers on richly-green foliage. This native plant plays a vital role in nature – It acts as a host plant for several butterfly variety’s larvae and its nectar attracts winged wildlife. Perennial.
key features
Botanical Name
Chelone glabra
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Erosion Control
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Seed Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
24-48" tall
Seed Coverage
covers 15 square feet
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


This perennial gets its common name from the pretty white blossoms that resemble a turtle head poking out of its hell. Turtlead prefers moist conditions and full sun to partial shade. The gorgeous white blooms illuminates the garden in the late summer months.