Mountain Laurel

Mountain Laurel shrub with white flowers

Zones: 3 – 11
Light: Full shade to Part Sun
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Height: 3′ to 12′ tall (depending on the variety)
Spread: 3′ to 12′ tall

Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is a native North American shrub that has beautiful white or pink flowers in the late spring or early summer.

It’s evergreen, thrives in the shade and is easy to grow. All characteristics I love to use in my garden!

Close up of Mountain Laurel flower
Mountain Laurel

It is another one of the evergreens for shade that requires acidic soil, sheltered conditions, and mulch to keep the soil evenly moist.

But is generally low maintenance and disease-resistant.

Find out more about Mountain Laurel HERE.

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This post was originally published on June 17, 2020 but was updated with new content on June 18, 2022.