Jean, Mountain Laurels are acid loving plants. If planted in alkaline soil the plants cannot take up the nutrients they need and they loose their color. I suggest you have your soil test and take the recommendations. Be sure to indicate that you are growing Mountain Laurels. Happy Yardening, Nancy
Why Is Mountain Laurel Limey Green
Question From: J. Roth - TEXAS
Q: Why is my mountain laurel so Limey-green ? It is located in a sunny part of the backyard. It was planted a year ago. Thank you.