Kalmia latifolia 'Elf' (Mountain Laurel)

This dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Red buds open to reveal blazing flame-red flowers on this heavy bloomer. Green foliage is disease resistant and turns red in the fall. Upright/erect form.

Blooms early to mid spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Deciduous
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant

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Sweet, pink, heart-shaped flowers are contrasted against feathery blue-green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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This graceful multi-stemmed evergreen shrub features remarkable arching red stems bearing creamy white-and-green mottled foliage that are accented with shades of scarlet and purple in fall above drooping clusters of small white bell-shaped flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Bright pink, bell-shaped flowers with a red throat and wavy edges bloom in mid spring. Dark green foliage turns maroon in fall. Moderate growth rate. Open, mounded habit. 3-4′ tall x 3-4′ spread. Part Shade. HARDY to -25F (-32C)

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This compact, pyramidal, evergreen shrub sports small, shiny, spiny dark green leaves that keep their colour through winter. It will produce a profusion of small, bright red berries from fall to winter when pollinated by a male, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-10 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This graceful multi-stemmed evergreen shrub features remarkable arching red stems bearing creamy white-and-green mottled foliage that are accented with shades of scarlet and purple in fall above drooping clusters of small white bell-shaped flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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