A picture of a Lambkill

Lambkill

Kalmia angustifolia f. rubra

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1.5m

20cm

Min

1.25m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Lambkill Overview

This bushy, mound-forming, evergreen has leaves that are lance-shaped and dark green, with small, deep pink flowers borne in clusters in early summer.

How to propagate Lambkill

Cuttings

Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer. Seed in autumn, selected forms by softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Other uses of Lambkill

Summer interest.