Showy sheep laurel is a remarkable evergreen shrub, capable of growing in boggy to sandy soils, and of tolerating the coldest Zone 1 winters. While allelopathic to confiers and toxic to mammals, it provides winter forage and cover for songbirds. 'Kennebago' is a selection from a wild population in Maine, characterized by its lustrous leaves and dark pink blooms. Plant in a moist, acidic spot for an eye-popping floral display that also attracts a great diversity of pollinators..
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