Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Laurel

Grown for their clusters of showy, cuplike flowers, these North American evergreen shrubs grow well in naturalized woodland areas. Plant in combination with rhododendrons or azaleas. They prefer moist, peaty, acid soil, and full to partial sun. Propagate by cuttings or by seed.
Kalmia latifolia, Mountain Laurel
This slow grower has rich green, glossy, oval leaves. Its attractive white to rose bell-shaped flowers hang in terminal clusters. Watch for leaf spot.

Attributes - Kalmia latifolia

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Spring

Flower Color: Pink, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Spider Mites.

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