Perennial

Chelone obliqua Tiny Tortuga™ ('Armtipp02')

Tiny Tortuga Turtlehead: PP25,350

  • Large pink flowers resemble turtle heads
  • Glossy dark green foliage
  • Low maintenance
  • Deer resistant
  • Compact form
  • Hybridized by Gerard Lentjes
  • Great for beds or containers

Long lasting, hot pink blooms resemble a turtlehead and contrast wonderfully with the lustrous dark green leaves. The compact habit performs well in containers or mixed beds where it will slowly spread. Especially if planted in a moist location such as a stream bed, along a pond or in a rain garden. this native cultivare is a favorite for many butterflies and local pollinators while deer tend to avoid it. 

Container
Container
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Partial Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Wet Soil/Wetlands

Characteristics and Attributes