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Keepsake Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia 'Keepsake'

Pronunciation: KAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #40429
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Dark bluish green glossy foliage. Raspberry red buds open to abundant Burgundy Wine blooms with a thin white edge. Blooms about a week later than most other varieties. A partial shade woodland edge is an ideal location. Flowers are a nectar source for pollinators and evergreen foliage provides shelter for birds.
Light Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer
Mature Size Upright habit to 4-5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Hummingbirds, North American Native Selection, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Blue-green
CARE
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.

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