April 28th, 2012

April 28th, 2012 by Sherri

On the north side of the brick wall outside the entrance to Rounds Hall are three ‘Olga’ Rhododendrons {R. x ‘Olga’}. These are close relatives to the P.J.M. Rhododendrons with a lighter pink flower and foliage that is not quite so evergreen. On the west side of Prospect Hall is a group of beginning to bloom. Named in 1952, this is the first hardy Rhododendron to bloom in our area.

 

'Olga' Rhododendrons {R. x 'Olga'}'Olga' Rhododendrons {R. x 'Olga'}'Cornell Pink' Korean Rhododendron {R. mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink'} 'Cornell Pink' Korean Rhododendron {R. mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink'}

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