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White Turtlehead Seeds

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
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Seed Coverage
covers 15 square feet
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings, Erosion Control


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.