Sarah Mountain Laurel

Kalmia latifolia 'Sarah'

SKU
01986
Red buds open to pinkish-red blooms that do not fade. Best red bud strain of Mountain Laurel. Dense rounded habit with dark green foliage provides year round protection for wildlife. Tolerates more sun than other cultivars.
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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 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 UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil
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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