Long lasting flowers envelope each stem of this Kalmia species. Blooms are pink in color and are displayed int he late spring through the early parts of summer. Re-blooming of this species is common in the autumn. Plants spread moderately by rhizomes and form a dense 12 to 18 inch high ground cover. Slender grayish green foliage surrounds the stems and is evergreen in milder climates. Full sun to partial shade is preferred for prolific flowering. The plants will perform well in full shade as well. Plants will grow in a wide variety of soil types. Hardiness Zones 4a-7b.