Photo courtesy of Briggs Nursery

Kalmia lactifolia Minuet (Mountain Laurel)

Light pink, star-shaped buds open to saucer-like white flowers with a broad maroon-red band circling the inner rim. Leathery, glossy evergreen foliage similar to Rhododendron and Azalea. Remove spent flowers to encourage reblooming. Dense rounded habit.

Blooms from late May into June

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread

HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)


Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun/Part Shade
Moisture Moderate