Olympic Fire Mountain Laurel
Kalmia latifolia 'Olympic Fire'
Water regularly to maintain consistently moist soil.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright habit to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. tall.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to early summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain consistently moist soil.|
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