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Mature height: 10-20' (large shrub or small tree);
Light: Part shade
Landscape uses: Ornamental evergreen; nice compliment to azaleas and other rhododendrons, good for groups or massing in shrub borders and along foundations.
Deer resistant: Yes
Fun fact: Mountain Laurel was first discovered, on record, growing in the wild in 1624 (Brooklyn Botanic Garden). It is the state flower of both Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
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Pollinator value: Very high. Attracts native bees, bumble bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and more.
One of the most beautiful native flowering shrubs, Mountain Laurel produces clusters of large, white-to-pink flowers with deep rose spots inside, blooming in late spring to early summer and offering attractive year-round foliage on stout branches that spread from short, crooked trunks. It can tolerate a wide range of light conditions, from full sun to full shade, but is happiest in partial shade.