Chelone lyonii &
Chelone lyonii &
Chelone lyonii &

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Hot Lips Turtlehead

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Hot Lips Turtlehead is a stiffly erect native herbaceous perennial with red stems and coarsely toothed lace-shaped foliage that emerges bronze and matures to dark green The hooded rose pink two lipped flowers bloom on tight spike-like terminals from late summer into fall.   Flowers best in part shade and moist to wet rich well-drained soils.  Drought Tolerant.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2' - 4'

Spread: 

1.5’ - 2.5'

Spacing: 

2'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8

Culture: 

Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Some susceptibility to mildew if soils too dry or lack air circulation.  May need staking if grown in too deep of shade.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWildlife GardenFoundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Cardinal Flower, Marsh Marigold, Blue Flag

IMAGES: Photoset by Jim, the PhotographerChelone Hot Lips (Chelone lyonii), (2) Backyard Flower - Chelone "Hot Lips" Turtlehead (Chelone lyonii), (2) Photo by F. D. RichardsChelone lyonii 'Hot Lips', 2017

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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