Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Turtle Head

Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Thrives in the shade
  • Loves moist conditions
  • Good late season color
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Full Shade
Full Shade
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Wet Soil/Wetlands

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Great fall flowering

Carefree woodland plant

Height: 2 ft
Spread: 2 ft
Price Level 1: $13.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color:
Zone: 3
Price Level 2: 4 for $50~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Fall Color


  • Partial Sun
  • Full Shade


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Dark Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands