Kalmia latifolia 'Carousel ' flowers display an intricate banding pattern of bright purple-cinnamon.
Kalmia latifolia 'Carousel ' flowers display an intricate banding pattern of bright purple-cinnamon. Lavender buds. A strong grower with colourful new growth. Very popular. Pale-pink buds open to a profusion of white star-burst flowers with cinnamon-purple circular bands. A strong grower that naturalizes well and is an excellent foundation plant. Flowers are a nectar source for pollinators and evergreen foliage provides shelter for birds.
Common Name: Mountain Laurel
Family: Ericaceae (The Heath Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist
Stem Colour: Green
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Open rocky or sandy woods, cool meadows, balds, mountain slopes and woodland margins.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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