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Tinkerbell Mountain Laurel

Tinkerbell Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia (Calico bush))

I planted this in a container to experiment with a different mix. It's planted in a mix of finely grated pine bark, peat moss and perlite. I also added a small amount of ammonium sulfate and so far it has worked great. Also a good idea to only use rain or distilled water, these things don't like lime or calcium.

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24 May, 2011


They are lovely...They look like the little blobs of icing sugar you get on Iced Gem biscuits.....

25 May, 2011


I love this picture,they look absolutely gorgous,so pretty !

26 May, 2011


Thank you, the flower buds looked like they were ready to pop open for almost a month before they finally did! It was worth the wait though :) It has been flowering for close to a week and most of the flower buds haven't even opened yet!

26 May, 2011


wow! This photo is gorgeous :)

27 May, 2011

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