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Description of Rhododendron 'Oliver Twist'

R. 'Oliver Twist' 
Photo by: Bill Stipe

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Charles Dickens x degronianum ssp yakushimanum 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower campanulate, wavy edges, 2" across, deep purplish pink, unmarked. Ball-shaped truss has up to 20 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

0F  (-18C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic, leathery, up to 4" long, dark green with matted tan indumentum. Ball-shaped plant habit. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 674 

 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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