Also known as
Calico Bush, Spoonwood, American Mountain Laurel, Broad-Leav'D Kalmia
20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Mountain Laurel Overview
This evergreen shrub has glossy dark green leaves. In late spring it produces dark pink buds that in early summer open into pale to deep pink (occasionally white) flowers that give a long lasting display.
How to harvest Mountain Laurel
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Mountain Laurel
Take semi-hardwood cuttings.
Special features of Mountain Laurel
Other uses of Mountain Laurel
A low maintenance shrub for woodland or cottage gardens that have acid soil.
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