• Carol Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Carol Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Among the most beautiful Mountain Laurels of all, 'Carol' begins the season with pink buds so dark they appear red. These burst into bubblegum-pink blooms that quickly mature to nearly white, offering great contrast with the buds still unopened. A free-flowering, very compact selection with good resistance to leafspot, 'Carol' is a standout in your garden!Expect this multi-stemmed evergreen shrub to reach just 3½ to 5 feet high and wide, covering itself with glossy, slightly twisty foliage. The leaves remain right through winter, making 'Carol' a good choice for the foundation, hedge, or other area where winter interest is paramount.The…

    Among the most beautiful Mountain Laurels of all, 'Carol' begins the season with pink buds so dark they appear red. These burst into bubblegum-pink blooms that quickly mature to nearly white, offering great contrast with the buds still unopened. A free-flowering, very compact selection with good resistance to leafspot, 'Carol' is a standout in your garden!Expect this multi-stemmed evergreen shrub to reach just 3½ to 5 feet high and wide, covering itself with glossy, slightly twisty foliage. The leaves remain right through winter, making 'Carol' a good choice for the foundation, hedge, or other area where winter interest is paramount.The…

  • Keepsake Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Keepsake Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    I don't know which is more beautiful on this electrifying Mountain Laurel -- the big, purplish-burgundy blooms edged in white or the 10-pointed buds of brilliant raspberry! Simply the most exciting hybrid yet of this beloved native shrub, Keepsake will live up to its name in your garden, and may just become the centerpiece of the partly-shaded border or patio!Keepsake begins with masses of 10-sided buds glowing like raspberry punch. Their distinctive shape always reminds me of pattypan squash, and I love the way this shrub looks when a few blooms have opened and masses of buds remain, as if…

    I don't know which is more beautiful on this electrifying Mountain Laurel -- the big, purplish-burgundy blooms edged in white or the 10-pointed buds of brilliant raspberry! Simply the most exciting hybrid yet of this beloved native shrub, Keepsake will live up to its name in your garden, and may just become the centerpiece of the partly-shaded border or patio!Keepsake begins with masses of 10-sided buds glowing like raspberry punch. Their distinctive shape always reminds me of pattypan squash, and I love the way this shrub looks when a few blooms have opened and masses of buds remain, as if…

  • Minuet Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Minuet Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    One of the most beautiful Mountain Laurels ever, Minuet is a slow-growing dwarf just perfect for small gardens and space-saving settings, with brilliant cinnamon-and-white blooms that burst from big, showy pink buds!Just 3 feet high and wide, this native shrub is ideal for the border, as edging, for accents, and in the woodland garden. It forms a plump, rounded plant, and in late spring is unbelievably floriferous. A Littleleaf Mountain Laurel, its neat foliage looks good even when the plant isn't in bloom. But the blooms are so profuse that when Minuet is in color, you can hardly see the…

    One of the most beautiful Mountain Laurels ever, Minuet is a slow-growing dwarf just perfect for small gardens and space-saving settings, with brilliant cinnamon-and-white blooms that burst from big, showy pink buds!Just 3 feet high and wide, this native shrub is ideal for the border, as edging, for accents, and in the woodland garden. It forms a plump, rounded plant, and in late spring is unbelievably floriferous. A Littleleaf Mountain Laurel, its neat foliage looks good even when the plant isn't in bloom. But the blooms are so profuse that when Minuet is in color, you can hardly see the…

  • Olympic Fire Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Olympic Fire Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    The dark red buds of Olympic Fire open to pleasing pink blooms, making a sensational color contrast against the dark, evergreen foliage. This Mountain Laurel is a profuse bloomer.Kalmia Mountain Laurel is considered by many to be the most beautiful flowering native shrub of eastern North America, and Olympic Fire may be one of the best Kalmias. Hybridized and selected by the late John Eichelser, noted Washington plantsman, this exciting clone has exceptionally glossy leaves and an excellent branching habit. Our offerings of this outstanding evergreen represent the spectacular diversity in flower color of the modern selections.'Olympic Fire' reaches 4…

    The dark red buds of Olympic Fire open to pleasing pink blooms, making a sensational color contrast against the dark, evergreen foliage. This Mountain Laurel is a profuse bloomer.Kalmia Mountain Laurel is considered by many to be the most beautiful flowering native shrub of eastern North America, and Olympic Fire may be one of the best Kalmias. Hybridized and selected by the late John Eichelser, noted Washington plantsman, this exciting clone has exceptionally glossy leaves and an excellent branching habit. Our offerings of this outstanding evergreen represent the spectacular diversity in flower color of the modern selections.'Olympic Fire' reaches 4…

  • Ostbo Red Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Ostbo Red Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Love Kalmia but don't have the space for a huge shrub? 'Ostbo Red' is the solution! This variety is half the size of most others, reaching just 4 to 6 feet high and wide. And the blooms are abundant, opening soft pink from rich red buds. So showy and easy to grow!'Ostbo Red' blooms in late spring in most climates, but long before the flowers open, the buds make quite a show of their own. They are a rich crimson-red and very profuse, standing out splendidly against dark green foliage. When they open, the petal interiors are soft pink, so…

  • Peppermint Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Peppermint Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    The early summer garden has no more delightful, festive shrub than bright 'Peppermint,' with huge trusses of maroon-striped white blooms standing out from fresh, bright green foliage. This easy-as-pie evergreen native is a favorite in any setting, and 'Peppermint' is particularly treasured for its compact habit and exceptionally large bloom clusters.The blooms begin as blush-pink buds, delightfully many-pointed, then burst into bloom. Deeply cup-shaped, they retain their somewhat angular form, with six distinct "sides" discernible in the large, crowded cluster of color. Resembling old-fashioned beach cabanas or parasols, they evoke a cheery, holiday feeling.This shrub reaches just 4 feet tall…

    The early summer garden has no more delightful, festive shrub than bright 'Peppermint,' with huge trusses of maroon-striped white blooms standing out from fresh, bright green foliage. This easy-as-pie evergreen native is a favorite in any setting, and 'Peppermint' is particularly treasured for its compact habit and exceptionally large bloom clusters.The blooms begin as blush-pink buds, delightfully many-pointed, then burst into bloom. Deeply cup-shaped, they retain their somewhat angular form, with six distinct "sides" discernible in the large, crowded cluster of color. Resembling old-fashioned beach cabanas or parasols, they evoke a cheery, holiday feeling.This shrub reaches just 4 feet tall…

  • Pink Charm Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Pink Charm Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Enjoy those gorgeous Mountain Laurel blooms a season or two ahead of schedule with 'Pink Charm,' which begins flowering at a young age and never looks back! This big, well-branched, vigorous shrub is an adaptable and easy-to-grow addition to the partly shaded border or woodland garden, with evergreen foliage and magnificent late spring blooms.The first sign you'll have of the flowers is bright dark pink to red buds, a very different shade from the eventual flowers. They arise in generous clusters all over this shrub, which tends to flower right down to the ground (making it a great choice as…

  • Pristine Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Pristine Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    If you have room in the garden, devote a special place to this ethereal Kalmia! Selected from a native population, it offers large, chalice-shaped blooms of purest white in big, rounded bouquets from late spring into summer. Compact and evergreen, it's a year-round delight that needs no special attention to continue looking its best for years!'Pristine' is just 3 to 4 feet high and wide, with good branching and a high bud count. The new spring shoots are yellow-green, turning to richer shades by summer and keeping its color year-round. The buds are off-white and crimped, but open to magnificent…

    If you have room in the garden, devote a special place to this ethereal Kalmia! Selected from a native population, it offers large, chalice-shaped blooms of purest white in big, rounded bouquets from late spring into summer. Compact and evergreen, it's a year-round delight that needs no special attention to continue looking its best for years!'Pristine' is just 3 to 4 feet high and wide, with good branching and a high bud count. The new spring shoots are yellow-green, turning to richer shades by summer and keeping its color year-round. The buds are off-white and crimped, but open to magnificent…

  • Sarah Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    Sarah Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel Shrub

    'Sarah' is a spectacular selection, with exquisite clusters of summer blooms, brilliant red in bud and maturing to pinkish-red with distinct markings. New stems and leaves of bright maroon add to its ornamental value.Mountain Laurel is considered by many to be the most beautiful flowering native shrub of eastern North America. 'Sarah,' bred by the great Dr. Jaynes and named for his wife, is one of the very best, preferring more sun than most Kalmia and growing to a dense, very compact form just 3 to 4 feet high and wide. The foliage is lush and healthy, keeping the shrub…

    'Sarah' is a spectacular selection, with exquisite clusters of summer blooms, brilliant red in bud and maturing to pinkish-red with distinct markings. New stems and leaves of bright maroon add to its ornamental value.Mountain Laurel is considered by many to be the most beautiful flowering native shrub of eastern North America. 'Sarah,' bred by the great Dr. Jaynes and named for his wife, is one of the very best, preferring more sun than most Kalmia and growing to a dense, very compact form just 3 to 4 feet high and wide. The foliage is lush and healthy, keeping the shrub…