Kalmia latif. 'Nipmuck'

cyn427 (zone 7)July 19, 2009

I posted this on the shrubs forum also, but thought I should try here, too. I bought a Kalmia latif. 'Nipmuck' to replace a laurel that suddenly died. When I bought the new one, the person at the nursery mentioned that laurels should be placed on a slope. I had never heard that before, but didn't inquire further as I should have (we went on quickly to something else). Does anyone know why this is? I need to rethink my planned placement if this is good advice. I would hate to lose my new plant because of poor placement, especially when we have a great(?) hillside in the back that needs planting. Thanks, Cynthia

Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Best mulch for a hill?
Does anyone have a "best" mulch? One that...
VERY steep hill in backyard...need suggestions pls
Hi there, I am new to this website and posted this...
Retaining walls on terrace?
I'm trying to learn more about building a vegetable...
Need help on planting large steep hillside in front of house
Hello, we built a house last year on a hill and when...
Are there low height grasses for a steep slope?
We have a 20' high, very steep hillside slope and would...
Sponsored Products
Yosemite Kalmia Vanity Light - 21W in. Copper Bronze - TW02ET-WS-2CB
$496.80 | Hayneedle
Yosemite Kalmia Foyer Pendant - 16W in. Copper Bronze - TW02ET-PD-ACB
$534.60 | Hayneedle
Yosemite Kalmia 1-Light Wall Sconce - 10W in. Copper Bronze - TW02ET-WS-1LCB
$491.40 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™