• MenuMENU
  • SearchSearch
  • Henry Field's
  • CallHelp
close

Shopping Cart

0 items in cart
FREE SHIPPING on an order of $40+
-Apply-

Firecracker Mountain Laurel

Firecracker Mountain Laurel

Stunning Spring Color

In early to midsummer, buds of vivid red and softer pink flowers appear and cover the plant with a fine, two-toned color palette. Full sun or partial shade. Exhibits reliable resistance to diseases. Plant in average, moist, well-drained soil. Pruning is needed only to maintain a tidy appearance. Potted. Hardy in Zones 5-9.
  • Zone 5 - 9
  • Height 3 feet
  • Light Requirements Full sun to partial shade. Partial shade is best in hot, southern climates.
This item ships in Fall.

#70881

$24.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 potted plant.
$24.99
Quantity: Reduce Quantity Increase Quantity
Ships in Fall.

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Kalmia latifolia 'Firecracker'
  • Height: 3 feet
  • Spacing: 2 feet
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the pot.
  • Spread: 2 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade. Partial shade is best in hot, southern climates.
  • Color: Intense red colored buds that open white then to light pink.
  • Foliage: Deep green glossy evergreen foliage covers the bush.
  • Blooms: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Form: Compact rounded shrub.
  • Flower Form: Showy flower clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well drained, acidic soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow. 4-6 inches per year.
  • Pruning: Prune only to remove spent flower heads and dead branches. Mountain laurel begins forming the buds for next year's flowers soon after the flowers fade. Prune the shrub right after flowering so that you don't remove the new buds.

Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B-2A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B-3B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A-6A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7A 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B-8B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A-10B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/19/2018
10/38/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

Ratings & Reviews

Be the first to write a review
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Kalmia latifolia 'Firecracker'
  • Height: 3 feet
  • Spacing: 2 feet
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the pot.
  • Spread: 2 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade. Partial shade is best in hot, southern climates.
  • Color: Intense red colored buds that open white then to light pink.
  • Foliage: Deep green glossy evergreen foliage covers the bush.
  • Blooms: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Form: Compact rounded shrub.
  • Flower Form: Showy flower clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well drained, acidic soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow. 4-6 inches per year.
  • Pruning: Prune only to remove spent flower heads and dead branches. Mountain laurel begins forming the buds for next year's flowers soon after the flowers fade. Prune the shrub right after flowering so that you don't remove the new buds.
Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B-2A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B-3B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A-6A 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B 8/31/18 - 10/26/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7A 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B-8B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A-10B 8/31/18 - 11/9/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/19/2018
10/38/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

We Also Suggest
popup image Close

Want Exclusive Deals from Henry Field’s®?

When you become a Henry Field’s® email subscriber, we’ll send you up-to-the minute updates and deals—including exclusive offers that are available only to our email subscribers.


close button