Kalmia or Mountain Laurel

Kalmia is in the exclusive club of plants that begin with the letter K.  In the Sunset Western Garden Book (1995) there are only eleven!  From Kalanchoe, Kniphofia and Kale, K just isn’t popular among plant names.  But Kalmia adds a lot to this exclusive group.  Mountain Laurel, another name for Kalmia, is an evergreen shrub that can grow in the shade and blooms after … Continue reading Kalmia or Mountain Laurel