Rhododendron 'Olga Mezitt' Ericaceae
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Comstock Knoll and Rhododendron Collection
Source of plant
Weston Nurseries, Laughton Nursery Wholesale
To 3'; hardy to -15 degrees F.; early-midseason blooming. Clear phlox pink flowers are openlyfunnel-shaped, 1.5" (3.8 cm) across, 5-lobed, held in small dome-shaped trusses of about 12. Plant upright, well-branched; shiny leaves are 2" (5 cm) long, bright green in summer, mahogany in winter. (Edmund V. Mezitt, Weston Nurseries, Reg. 1983). (DS 103). University of Minnesota bud hardiness tested to -24 degrees F.
USDA Hardiness Zone