Pink Charm Mountain Laurel | Kalmia latifolia 'Pink Charm'
Deep pink buds open to rich pink flowers with a narrow dark pink ring near the base of the corolla. Ideal for a lightly shaded, woodland setting, providing year round protection for birds. Effective in mixed shrub borders.
This American Beauties native is a fixture in the landscape in shaded, wooded locations and will be the backbone of shaded areas in your landscape, too. Even better, 'Pink Charm' tolerates shallower, drier soils once established allowing it to compete with water grabbing trees while looking great with its shiny deep green foliage, dense, rounded form, and superb spring flower show that starts deep pink in bud and opens to a pleasing yet strong pink color in late May and early June. 'Pink Charm' is a great cover source for woodland birds and its flowers provide a wealth of nectar for native bees.
Exposure: Partial Sun, Full Shade