Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel), the state flower of Connecticut, is a stunning evergreen shrub. It showcases abundant clusters of pale pink bell-shaped flowers that open from deeper pink buds, creating a captivating display in late spring and early summer.
Evergreen, bushy, dense shrub. In the early summer large clusters of pink flowers open from distinctively crimped buds amid glossy, green foliage. This is the State Flower of Connecticut. Wilmington, Delaware May 31,2008