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( Minuet Mountain Laurel )
|This bushy eastern native shrub, which is grown for its showy flowers, is best suited in an informal border or woodland setting. Leaves are oval, dark green, glossy, to 5 inches long. Pink cup-shaped flowers are held in large corymbs 3 to 4 inches across open from May to June. Other flower colors may range from red to white too. Loves moist, acid soil as other members of the Ericaceae family. 'Minuet' is a miniature form similar to the cultivar, 'Elf' but with a broad maroon band inside the corolla. It buds in a light pink and has glossy dark green and narrow leaves.
Important Info : Parts of this plant are poisonous, especially the leaves and flower nectar.
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