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A rather curiously shaped pink flower gives Chelone its common name of turtlehead and it is perhaps an easier way to remember its name too.
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A rather curiously shaped pink flower gives Chelone its common name of turtlehead and it is perhaps an easier way to remember its name too.This perennial will give colour and form to the late summer border, flowering from August -September, growing to an eventual height of 60cm. The showy flowers are borne in short clusters at the tops of the stems and will be in flower for weeks on end.
Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 1 BulbEventual Height: 60cm ( 24")Primary Flower Colour: PinkFlowering Period: August - September
Chelene need space to grow and although they are upright in habit, the underground runners need room to spread and grow. They prefer an open site but don’t mind partial shade.Chelene grows best in deep, fertile, moist soil and will grow well in bog gardens and tolerates a heavier clay soil.Mulch the area well with organic matter in mid-spring once the new growth has appeared.
If ordered with plants we will normally dispatch flower bulbs with your plant order during your first requested dispatch week. If you would prefer your flower bulbs to be dispatched separately (within two working days of ordering) please tick the “please dispatch this item separately” box on the shopping basket page. (an extra charge of £1.50 per item applies) If PREORDERING these bulbs the same dispatch methods will apply i.e. on the first requested dispatch week, if the bulbs are ready to leave us at the Nursery or they will be dispatched usually within the week shown as available above.
If you are not ordering any plants, we will normally dispatch your bulbs within two working days of ordering or if PREORDERED within the week shown as available above. Delivery is normally made within 2-3 working days from dispatch.
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