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

Learn all the details on how to grow and plant Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), an evergreen shade loving shrub with beautiful spring flowers.

Buy Kalmia latifolia Pinwheel (Mountain Laurel) (eventual height 2m) Jacksons Nurseries

Buy Kalmia latifolia Pinwheel (Mountain Laurel) (eventual height 2m) Jacksons Nurseries

Mountain laurel shrubs (Kalmia latifolia) are a close relative of rhododendrons and azaleas. A broadleaf evergreen, Kalmia latifolia bears glossy, deep green leaves that are attractive in all seasons. But it is this shrub’s spring or summer flower display that makes it a special part of the woodlands it calls home in the eastern part of North America. Mountain laurel plants can be grown in zones 5-9 and will reach 5’-8’ in height.

All About Mountain Laurel Shrubs and Bay Laurel Trees

Mountain laurel shrubs (Kalmia latifolia) are a close relative of rhododendrons and azaleas sometimes confused with bay laurel trees (Laurus nobilis)

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kalmia  Perrenial  Bloom: late Spring; Color: white and pink or pink or purple  Hardy Zone: 3-9

Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Perrenial Evergreen Height: Spread: Flower: White and pink, pink, purple Hardy Zone: 2

Kalmia szerokolistna Ginkona-Kalmia latifolia Ginkona

Kalmia szerokolistna Ginkona-Kalmia latifolia Ginkona

Kalmia latifolia 'Tiddlywinks' - Tiddlywinks Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia 'Tiddlywinks' - Tiddlywinks Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia, commonly called mountain-laurel, calico-bush, or spoonwood, is a species of flowering plant in the heather family, Ericaceae.  Order: Ericales Family: Ericaceae Genus: Kalmia Species: K. latifolia

Kalmia latifolia, commonly called or is a broadleaved evergreen shrub in the heather family, Ericaceae, that is native to the eastern United States.

Kalmia latifolia 'Peppermint'from Plantlust.com

Kalmia latifolia 'Peppermint'from Plantlust.com

Mountain-Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) Pennsylvania's State Flower

Mountain-Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) an evergreen large shrub or small tree

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