Carousel Mountain Laurel
Kalmia latifolia 'Carousel'
Pronunciation: KAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh
|Description||Pale-pink buds open to a profusion of white star-burst flowers with cinnamon-purple circular bands. A strong grower that naturalizes well and is an excellent foundation plant. Flowers are a nectar source for pollinators and evergreen foliage provides shelter for birds.|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Upright habit to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Hummingbirds, North American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.