These tips on growing Mountain Laurel are the BEST!! I love that this shade loving shrub (Kalmia latifolia) is evergreen and has beautiful flowers. Now that I know how to care for it, I'm definitely adding one to my garden. Pinning!

How To Grow Shade Loving Mountain Laurel If you are looking for a shade loving shrub that is evergreen and has beautiful flowers, Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is perfect. Find out all the details on how to grow it.

Kalmia latifolia/Mountain Laurel. There are full-size if we need to fill a large space and dwarfs for more compact areas. These evergreen shrubs look tidy year-round. They have the coolest red to pink flowers that fill the plant in Spring. You'll want to get up close to see the color detail in them....

There are full-size and dwarfs. These evergreen shrubs look tidy year-round. They have red to pink flowers that fill the plant in Spring.

The gardening experts at HGTV Gardens share photos of tall, shade-loving plants that go perfectly in a container on your patio.

Tall Plants for Shade

Mountain Laurel The gardening experts at HGTV Gardens share photos of tall, shade-loving plants…

Mountain laurel offers showy clusters of pink, red, or white flowers in late spring and early summer. It's a plant that invites close inspection; the buds have an interesting, intricate shape. Related to rhododendrons and blueberries, mountain laurel does best in soil with an acidic pH. Name: Kalmia latifolia selections Growing Conditions: Sun or shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 10 feet tall wide Zones: 5-9 Here's a hint: While beautiful, all parts of mountain laurel are…

The Most Beautiful Spring-Flowering Shrubs

Mountain Laurel - If you take a springtime drive through the Appalachian Mountains you may see wild mountain laurels in flower on hillsides and meadows. This spectacular native evergreen shrub makes a great landscape plant sporting large clusters of cup-s

Olympic Fire Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

'Olympic Fire' Kalmia latifolia

'Olympic Fire' Kalmia latifolia (Kalmia latifolia Olympic Fire) at Wayside Gardens

'Olympic Fire' Kalmia latifolia

Olympic Fire Kalmia latifolia (Kalmia latifolia Olympic Fire) at Wayside Gardens

Mountain Laurels :) they look like umbrellas :) so cute

North Carolina Mountain Laurel "Kalmia latifolia" "The plant is naturally found on rocky slopes and mountainous forest areas. It thrives in acidic soil.The species is a frequent component of oak-heath forests"

kalmia latifolia - Google Search.  This is the plant we will be using in the memorial garden at church for our remembrance of our daughter, Kerri, born 4 months early in 1966.  We never had closure on the event.

Kalmia latifolia, a shrub that's much prettier than its rrelative, rhodos Leaves stay bright green year round and like rhodos, prefers acid soil.

'Olympic Fire' Kalmia latifolia

'Olympic Fire' Kalmia latifolia

Fantastica Rhododendron Zones 6 - t x w; Full Sun or Part Shade;

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