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Olympic Fire Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia 'Olympic Fire'

SKU
05407
Showy clusters of red buds open to light pink flowers on a dense rounded form. Makes an exceptionally sturdy plant. Useful in borders, woodland gardens and hedges. Good in containers. Evergreen.
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5-9

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Water regularly to maintain consistently moist soil.

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Botanical PronunciationKAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityUpright habit to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater 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

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