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Kalmia latifolia ‘Pink Charm’

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Pink Charm Mountain Laurel

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Kalmia latifolia ‘Pink Charm’ is an attractive broadleaved evergreen flowering shrub that grows well in acidic, well-drained soils and part shade to full sun. Plants typically reach 5-8’ tall and wide with attractive glossy green foliage. The large 4-8” clusters of angular flowers borne on branch tips are interesting from the time they develop deep pink buds until they open with a clear medium pink color, peaking from late May to early June. Pink Charm mountain laurel makes a fine garden companion for Rhododendron canescens, Euonymus americana, Dicentra eximia, Hexastylis shuttleworthii, Polystichum acrostichoides, Gillenia trifoliata, and Leucothoe axillaris.

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    filtered-shade, full-sun, partial-shade 
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    average, dry 
  • Flowering Period
    early-summer, late-spring
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