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Kalmia latifolia 'Raspberry Glow'

Raspberry Glow Mountain Laurel

Mountain Laurel

Comments

A compact spring blooming broadleaf evergreen shrub; burgundy buds produce raspberry pink flowers with splashes of white; must have exacting growing conditions; superbly drained highly acidic and organic soil with a heavy mulch

Description

A compact spring blooming broadleaf evergreen shrub; burgundy buds produce raspberry pink flowers with splashes of white; must have exacting growing conditions; superbly drained highly acidic and organic soil with a heavy mulch

Landscape Attributes

Raspberry Glow Mountain Laurel is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Raspberry Glow Mountain Laurel is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Raspberry Glow Mountain Laurel will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It has a low canopy. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

3 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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