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  • yakushimanum rhododendron ( syn. Rhododendron Polaris )
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Rhododendron 'Hachmann's Polaris'

yakushimanum rhododendron ( syn. Rhododendron Polaris )

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4 litre pot £24.99
4 litre pot £24.99
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil or ericaceous compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Funnel-shaped, pink to purple flowers in late spring, with a lighter pink centre, and glossy, dark green leaves. This evergreen rhododendron makes a perfect patio plant for a sunny courtyard garden. A particularly free-flowering variety, it copes well with wind and extremes of temperature. Requires humus-rich, acid soil or moist, well-drained, ericaceous compost.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Garden care: Avoid planting rhododendrons too deeply. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of leaf mould around the base of the plant each spring.
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