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Mountain Laurel Minuet

Kalmia latifolia 'Minuet'

This mountain laurel bursts flowers in early summer with colorful clusters of nice pink buds that open to expose a large ring of bright maroon red in the interior of the bloom. It will remain tight and compact in the landscape and reaches over 3 feet in height. A wonderful dwarf selection.

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Kalmia latifolia 'Minuet' or Laurel Mountain Minuet is laurel with pink buds that open to splendid nice white flowers with a striking maroon band around the inside edge of buds. These laurels are useful for borders or accents.

About Your Mountain Laurel Minuet

Kalmia latifolia 'Minuet' is as beautiful as a Mountain Laurel can get, with its magnificient flowers  that appear in late summer with big s white and maroon buds that open up to rows of dark red and pale white colors. Leaves are long narrow deep evergreen. Is great to use in small groupings or as a container plant. This mountain laurel is also known to be deer resistant, it will make your landscape look like a showstopper when planted in full sun and open shade areas.

Growzone: 4-8 Mountain Laurel Minuet Hardiness Zone
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: 2 to 3 feet
Mature Width: 2 to 3 feet
Classification: Broadleaf evergreen shrub, flowers in late Summer
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Habit: Upright, great for naturalizing
Foliage: Evergreen
Flower Color: Pale white with maroon red
Pruning Season: Prune lightly after bloom to promote bushy growth
Soil Condition: Moist, rich, acidic, humusy, well-drained soils
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Tolerates moist soil and partial shade or full sun

How to Care for Mountain Laurel Minuet

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Kalmia latifolia Minuet plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Kalmia latifolia Minuet to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. Also these plants do not grow well in heavy clay soils. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole.

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