A lovely addition to wet sites, the large, pink, snapdragon-like flowers are said to resemble the heads of turtles. Blooms in the fall, will still bloom if trimmed in the spring to reduce overall height

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Humus 

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Time: Aug-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mainly bumblebees and occasionally hummingbirds. Bitter foliage makes them unpalatable to mammals.

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