Kalmia latifolia ‘Hoffman’s K’
Light: Full to Part Sun
Moisture: Dry to Moist (preferred)
Plant Height: 5 to 12 feet
Plant Width: 5 to 12 feet
Landscape Value: Good for mass plantings, borders, wooded edges and hillsides.
The CT State Flower! Cultivar is very similar to the species. Slow-growing, broadleaf evergreen shrub with dark green glossy leaves and showy flower clusters in late spring. Pink flower buds open to cupped white to pale pink flowers with purple dot markings. Avoid windswept sites. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and songbirds.
2 gallon pot
Image courtesy of Nicholas A Tonelli