Ostbo Red Mountain Laurel
Kalmia latifolia 'Ostbo Red'
Water regularly to maintain consistently moist soil.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Upright habit to 4-6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|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: 4-9