General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 36 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • Turtlehead

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Location: Moose River Plains, Inlet, New York
Date: 2010-08-10
Turtlehead beside Otter Brook
Location: North Eastern Pennsylvania
Date: 2011-07-25
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