• Evergreen
    Large leaves 15-45cm (6-18in) long.
  • White
    With light-brown-flecked, pale green throats.
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, multi-stemmed shrub or small tree. Produces large trusses of lily-like, tubular-funnel-shaped flowers 4.5-10cm (1¾-4in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade

RHODODENDRON 'Polar Bear'

 
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
£35.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
also Large £50.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Shallow planting is essential. Flowering can take up to 10 years. Suitable for a woodland setting
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevils, whiteflies, scale insects, caterpillars, aphids, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. UK. 1926. Introduced by John Barr Stevenson, Tower Court, Ascot, Berks.
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Richly fragrant
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Ideally pH 4.5-6.0
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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