Chelone 'Tiny Tortuga' is a miniature form of Chelone 'Hot Lips'. It has glossy, dark green foliage with reddish stems and hot pink flowers but all in a dwarf form. It has a strong branching habit producing loads of bloom. This plant is small enough to be included in a mixed container.
- Height: 45- 60 cm- (18-24 in)
- Spread: 30 - 36 cm (12-14 in)
- Cold Hardiness: Zone 3
- Sun or Shade: sun to partial shade
- Bloom Time: late summer
- Leaf Colour: dark green
- Bloom Colour: pink
- Critter Resistance: deer
- Nature Attraction: butterflies
Growing and Maintenance Tips
Chelone is a moisture loving plant that does best near water or in a moist perennial border. Plant it in sun or partial shade in good soil enriched with additional compost.