Common Name: Turtlehead
Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 0.45 m (45 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Pink|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: August to October|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Upright spikes of pink tubular flowers held in whorls on leafy stems from August to October. These showy perennials are perfect for providing vertical interest in the late-summer border or bog garden. Flourishing in deep fertile moist soil they're a valuable choice for planting up areas of heavy clay.
Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies in mid- to late autumn or spring.