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Kalmia angustifolia var. caroliniana

Common Name(s):
Sheep laurel, Wicky
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Foliage is poisonous if eaten in large amounts; native to portions of southeastern US

Height:
1-3 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite to whorled simple leaves; blue-green color; 1-2.5 in. long
Flower:
0.5 in. rose-pink to purplish crimson flowers in early summer
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers acidic, moist to well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Compact, tufted shrub; rounded spreading habit
Width:
2-3 ft.
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1645

Kalmia angustifolia var. caroliniana Kalmia angustifolia var. caroliniana