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botanical name:
Rhododendron 'Olive'
Rhododendron 'Olive' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.20m
width: 1.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Attractive small evergreen shrub with leathery green leaves and funnel-shaped, pink-mauve flowers with darker spots inside. Free flowering very early in the season, late winter and early spring.

Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil

other notes:
Hybrid of R. dauricum x R. moupinense.
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