Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.

Chelone glabra "White Turtlehead"

About this plant

White Turtlehead has spikes of elegant white flowers atop shiny green foliage in late summer to early fall, from August to October. The flowers can possess a touch of pink and resemble snapdragon flowers. It prefers moist soils and can do well in a garden if watered during dry spells. 

Height: 2-4 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Benefits for pollinators: Attracts bumblebees and butterflies. It is a host plant for the Common Buckeye butterfly (Junonia coenia).

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