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Description of Rhododendron 'Olga Mezitt'

R. 'Olga Mezitt' 
Photo by: Sally and John Perkins

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

minus var minus Carolinianum Group x minus var minus 

Predominant Flower Color: 


Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly to tubular funnel-shaped, wavy lobes, 1" across, light purplish-pink with inconspicuous gold-green blotch that ages to reddish-brown. Dome-shaped trusses of about 12 flowers. 



Bloom Time: 

Early Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves lanceolate, acute apex, cuneate base, convex, 2" long, yellow-green with mahogany color in winter. Upright grower. Loves to be sheared often. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 



Registration Reference: 

ARS 831 

 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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