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Description of Rhododendron 'Olympic Sun'

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Brandt's Best Yellow x Marcia 

Predominant Flower Color: 


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. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

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. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 974 

 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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