Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Turtlehead-Pink

Chelone lyonii ÔHot LipsÕ

Photo Credit: Susan Martin

Chelone lyonii ÔHot LipsÕ

Photo Credit: Stonehouse Nursery


Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Turtlehead-Pink

Selected by North Creek Nurseries for its darker pink flowers, red stems and dark green foliage that emerges bronze in spring. An important late season food source for pollinators. Recommended for gardeners looking for easy to grow, deer resistant perennials for moist to wet areas in the landscape.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 7
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Spread: 12-18"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Bog, High Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Pink Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 7
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Spread: 12-18"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Bog, High Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Pink Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Fall, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average
  • Requires Shade in Production: Yes
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes