American Rhododendron Society Web Site ARS
navigation menu background

Rhododendron Plant Search

New Search

  "Printer Friendly" Page

More Information: Rhododendron 'Olympic Sun'

Predominant Flower Color:  Yellow

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, frilly, 3" across, pale greenish-yellow at margins shading to pale yellow-green, traces of pink on outside. Fades with age. Domed trusses with 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves narrowly oblong, flat, broadly acute apex, oblique base, 4" long, dull, dark olive green, retained 1 year. Broadly branched, habit.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   Brandt's Best Yellow x Marcia

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Minch

Registration Reference:  ARS 974

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail:
1998-2015, ARS, All rights reserved.