ARS Logo

 

Description of Rhododendron 'Hachmann's Polaris'

R. 'Hachmann's Polaris' 
Photo by: Odo Tschetsch
Deutsche Genbank Rhododendron

Seed Parent x Pollen Parent: 

degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Omega 

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 

Height (ft.) in 10 Yrs: 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-15F  (-26C)

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. 

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 local climate and soil conditions.
Hardiness temperature is also an approximate guideline.


American Rhododendron Society
Executive Director: P.O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Ph: 416-424-1942   Fax: 905-262-1999   E-Mail: lauragrant@arsoffice.org
1998-2014, ARS, All rights reserved.