Chelone obliqua

Species

  • Red turtlehead
  • Purple turtlehead
  • Chelone latifolia
  • Chelone purpurea

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Chelone obliqua, otherwise known as red turtlehead, is a perennials, perennials plant species native to Alaska.

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Appearance

Bloom color
pink
purple
white
lightYellow
Foliage
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured

Space

Dimensions

Chelone obliqua can grow from 0.6m to 0.9mm tall
0.6m to 0.9m
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Spacing
0.45
0.6

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Wet

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
5.6
6.0

Time

Bloom
Late Summer
Early Fall
Bloom Time
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Other
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds
Patent information
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors