Mountain Laurel Plant

Mountain Laurel Plant. The mountain laurel grows both in the open sun and in shady places. It grows in a large, rounded mound and has dark green foliage that remains on the plant all year.

Kalmia angustifolia (Sheep Laurel) World of Flowering Plants
Kalmia angustifolia (Sheep Laurel) World of Flowering Plants from worldoffloweringplants.com

A showy shrub native to eastern north america, mountain laurel is closely related to azaleas and rhododendrons. It tolerates our heat, can take part to full and even reflected sun. Also known as spoonwood or calico flower, this plant is native to the eastern states of america, growing all the way from new england into northern florida, and in parts of indiana and louisiana as well.

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