Kalmia angustifolia var. caroliniana
- Common Name(s):
- Sheep laurel, Wicky
Foliage is poisonous if eaten in large amounts; native to portions of southeastern US
- 1-3 ft.
- Opposite to whorled simple leaves; blue-green color; 1-2.5 in. long
- 0.5 in. rose-pink to purplish crimson flowers in early summer
- 5 to 8
- Sun to partial shade; prefers acidic, moist to well-drained soil
- Medium to fine
- Compact, tufted shrub; rounded spreading habit
- 2-3 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1645