Plants and Their People – Kalmiopsis leachiana

Kalmiopsis leachiana

Kalmiopsis is a rare member of the rhododendron family found only in isolated pockets in the Siskiyou Mts of southwestern Oregon. Discovered in 1930 by Lila Leach, who along with her husband, created and donated their garden to the City of Portland (Leach Botanic Garden) in 1972 which features other plants collected by her.

2022-04-26T10:13:26+00:00April 26th, 2022|