Rhododendron 'Hachmann's Polaris'

 
Photo: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Predominant Flower Color: 

Pink  

Flower / Truss Description: 

Flower openly funnel-shaped, slightly frilly, 2" to 2⅜" across, strong purplish-pink at edges, merging into light purplish-pink to very pale purple , marked strong yellow green. Held in ball-shaped truss of 18 - 20 flowers. 

Fragrant: 

No 

Bloom Time: 

Late Midseason 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic to ovate, 4" to 4" long, very hairy. Compact mound with dense foliage. Performs well in both full sun or shade. 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

3 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Omega  

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Hybridizer: 

Hachmann, Hans 

Registration Reference: 

RHS 84 

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

 


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