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Olympic Fire Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia 'Olympic Fire'

Pronunciation: KAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh
SKU #05407
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late spring to early summer
Mature Size Upright habit to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color 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.

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.