What’s Blooming Today: Rose Turtlehead Rose Turtlelead Look like a turtlehead? That’s where this native perennial gets its name. It’s one of my favorite fall-blooming wildflowers because it’s pink when other flowers are blooming yellow and orange. I also love those little turtleheads frowning at me, especially when a bumblebee gets inside, then bursts out covered in pollen. Rose Turtlehead This is growing in southwestern PA. Most of these plants are varieties that grow south of me, especially if they are pink, and a white variety grows from Georgia to Newfoundland. The biological name of this one is Chelone obliqua that seems to be a hybrid of all the varieties. A bumblebee gets the pollen. . . . . . . . Follow me on Instagram. Visit my photography galleries on Portraits of Animals. All images used on this site are copyrighted to Bernadette E. Kazmarski unless otherwise noted and may not be used without my written permission. Please ask if you are interested in using one in a print or internet publication. If you are interested in purchasing a print of this image or a product including this image, visit my galleries of Photography on Portraits of Animals to see if I have it available already. If you don’t find it there, visit “Custom Prints” for availability and terms. I'll be more than happy to make a print for you. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation Autumn Joy SedumThe Music in the Woods Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.