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Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 23677

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ericales
Family: Ericaceae
Genus: Kalmia
Species: Kalmia latifolia
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Plant Types edit
  • Evergreen
  • Native
  • Poisonous
  • Shrub
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 5 to 10 feet (1 1/2 to 3 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • April
Flowering End edit
  • June
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Dark
Leaf Shape edit
  • Alternate
  • Cuneate
  • Elliptic
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Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Full Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Clay / Heavy
  • Loamy / Medium
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Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
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FlowerFreak22 (9625)
toni (36069)
Frank (2697)
Karrma (184)

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Karrma (184) wrote on Aug 18 2011
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Buds are beautiful, very longlasting blooms. Been hard to find a good new plant in our area to give to a friend, as all looked like they had a fungal leaf disease on them at the various garden stores here.

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