Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'
Common name: Pink turtlehead
Rosey pink spikes of flowers bloom from mid-summer until early fall.
The flower head resembles one of a turtle head hence the name.
Use in woodland settings, mass plantings and in bog gardens.
Flowers are great for cutting. Attracts butterflies.
Exposure: Full sun to part
Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.