Olga AGM

Rhododendron 'Olga'
Mrs.Lindsay Smith x Dido
(so decorum, dichroanthum ssp.dichroanthum,
unknown, catawbiense and griffithianum).
Slocock 1982
AMT 1986, AGM (2002) 2012
2.5m by 3m
10 year height/spread: 1.5m/1.8m?
Flowers: open topped but somewhat upright trusses of about 12 openly funnel shaped apricot
flushed pink flowers with a petaloid calyx and orange red dorsal flecking, fading to a more uniform salmon pink.
Slightly 'V' shaped lanceolate matt mid green leaves with a paler edge.
Recognise by: the flowers - hard to identify out of flower.
Free flowering. Tolerates poor conditions.