Sheep Laurel, Lambkill Kalmia
Kalmia angustifolia

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

Category:

Herbs

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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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

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

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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:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

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

Buckfield, Maine

Haydenville, Massachusetts

Milford, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

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

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