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Olga Mezitt Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Olga Mezitt' (H-1)

Pronunciation: roh-doh-DEN-dron
SKU #01123
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Stunning dome-shaped trusses of wavy, vibrant pink, lightly scented flowers blanket this cold hardy, compact evergreen in spring. Shiny, green, lobed, recurved foliage turns a rich mahogany color in late fall, holding through winter. More heat and sun tolerant than other varieties. An excellent choice for borders, mass planting, or containers.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Mid-Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Fall Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Holly (Ilex); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Bog Rosemary (Andromeda)
CARE
Care Provide organically rich, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep roots cool, avoiding the crown. Avoid harsh afternoon sun exposures and shelter from drying winter winds. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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