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Kalmia latifolia

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Mountain Laurel

This evergreen shrub is sometimes amost tree-like.  It has glossy oval leaves reddish bark and showy clusters of white to pink cup-shaped flowers in late spring. . A choice shrub for sunny or semi-shady moist but well-drained acid soil usually on slopes. Plant high (not deep) and mulch with pine needles. Known as "Ivy" in the mountains of North Carolina ! So much for common names !!!

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Height
8-20 Feet

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Spread
6-12 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Evergreen
Growth Rate in the Garden
Slow
Soil Properties
Cool
Sun Requirements
Full Sun to Part Shade