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Description of Rhododendron 'Olin O. Dobbs'

R. 'Olin O. Dobbs' 
Photo by: Jim Willhite

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

Mars x Purple Splendour 

Predominant Flower Color: 

Purple 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, waxy, very deep reddish-purple with slight brown spotting. Held in dome-shaped trusses of 12-15 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Midseason 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves narrowly elliptic to elliptic, acute apex, oblique base, 5" long, retained 3 years. Upright, stiff branched plant. 

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Dobbs 

Registration Reference: 

ARS 794 

 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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