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KALMIA latifolia 'Carousel'

Commonly known as Calico bush, Mountain laurel

White flowers heavily marked with bright red-purple inside
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Small £17.50 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Evergreen - oval to elliptic-lance-shaped, glossy. dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
  • White
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - dense, bushy shrub. Flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across are produced in clusters 8-10cm (3-4in) across
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - where soil remains reliably moist.
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - eastern USA.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped - or cup-shaped.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich. Mulch annually with leaf mould in spring.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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