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Kalmia latifolia 'Big Boy'

Kalmia latifolia 'Big Boy'  (Kalmia latifolia (Calico bush))

Huge leaves for a mountain laurel

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You have some lovely plants but would it be correct in thinking most of your garden is for acidic planting?

13 Nov, 2010


Daphnes actually like it neutral or even a bit alkaline but I do have slightly acidic soil (around 6.5). For mountain laurels, I make a sandstone planter and bury it so it's not visible and fill it with 50% sand and 50% peat to lower the pH to 5.0.

14 Nov, 2010


Well you make it look easy with your great looking plants.

14 Nov, 2010


Thanks, I try to keep them looking nice!

17 Nov, 2010



17 Nov, 2010

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