Kalmia Latifolia – Pinwheel


Kalmia latifolia ‘Pinwheel’ is a captivating cultivar of Mountain Laurel, renowned for its distinctive and ornate characteristics. This evergreen shrub boasts glossy, lance-shaped leaves forming a dense and compact backdrop for its eye-catching floral display. ‘Pinwheel’ earns its name from the unique arrangement of its flowers, which resemble delicate pinwheels. Blooming in late spring to early summer, the intricate blooms showcase shades of pink and white, creating a visually stunning effect. This cultivar, like other Mountain Laurels, thrives in acidic and well-drained soils, making it suitable for woodland gardens or as part of a naturalized landscape. With its charming and distinctive appearance, Kalmia latifolia ‘Pinwheel’ is a delightful addition to gardens, adding a touch of elegance and uniqueness to outdoor spaces. For the most accurate and detailed information, it’s advisable to consult local horticultural sources or nurseries familiar with recent plant introductions.

Specific conditions: Needs acidic soil