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Sarah Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia 'Sarah'

SKU
01986
Perhaps the best red-budded strain of Mountain Laurel, with red buds that open to pinkish-red blooms that do not fade. Dense rounded habit with dark green foliage provides year round protection for wildlife. Tolerates more sun than other cultivars. Evergreen.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationKAL-mee-uh lat-if-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityUpright habit to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseHedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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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