A picture of a Chelone lyonii

Chelone lyonii

Chelone lyonii

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.25m

Max

60cm

80cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Chelone lyonii Overview

This is a moisture-loving clumping perennial. The leaves are ovate to elliptic and glossy dark green about 15cm in length. In the summer pinky-purple blooms are produced in terminal spikes which will last into the autumn.

Common problems with Chelone lyonii

How to propagate Chelone lyonii

Cuttings

By dividing clumps in early spring, from cuttings in summer.

Division

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Other uses of Chelone lyonii

Bog, butting bed, cut flowers.