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( Nathan Hale 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. 'Nathan Hale' has red buds that open to pink. It has a symmetrical compact habit with thick shiny dark green foliage. The new growth of petioles and stems are purplish red.
Important Info : Parts of this plant are poisonous, especially the leaves and flower nectar.
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