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Description of Rhododendron 'Red Olympia'

R. 'Red Olympia' 
Photo by: Steve Henning

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Anna x Fusilier 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Red 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, widely-spaced wavy lobes, 4⅓" across, red, heavily spotted black, reverse has darker red lines down center of lobes. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 13-16 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

5F  (-15C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic, acute apex, cuneate base, 7" long, dark green, retained 3 years. Upright grower. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Lem 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 754 

 Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


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