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PlantFiles: Sheep Laurel, Lambkill Kalmia
Kalmia angustifolia

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Kalmia (KAL-mee-uh) (Info)
Species: angustifolia (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Herbs
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive rkwright85 On Mar 19, 2011, rkwright85 from Horton, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

This is a native plant in Michigan and is hardy to zone 4

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Buckfield, Maine
Haydenville, Massachusetts
Milford, Pennsylvania
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Austin, Texas



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