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More Information: Rhododendron 'Hachmann's Polaris'

R. '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:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  -15F  ( -26C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Omega

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

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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