Rhododendron Polar Bear

Rhododendron hybride Polar Bear

The Rhododendron Polar Bear is a variety of evergreen shrub that blooms splendidly in late spring and early summer, offering a show that is as aesthetic as it is fragrant! This very vigorous shrub is adorned from early June to July with large white flowers on sublime emerald green evergreen...
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  • Delivery expected from 08/26/2022
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Height at maturity 1,80 m
Wingspan at maturity 1,80 m
Exposure Shadow, half shadow
Flowering June - July
Hardiness -21°C

The Rhododendron Polar Bear is a variety that was awarded the First Class Certificate in 1946: its splendid flowering at the end of spring, offers a spectacle as aesthetic as it is perfumed ! This very vigorous shrub is adorned at the beginning of June with large white flowers on sublime emerald green evergreen foliage. Its tubular and slightly crumpled inflorescences, grouped in generous bunches of pure white, perfume the garden with sweet scents reminiscent of the Lily.

The Rhododendron Polar Bear grows best when planted in heather earth, in a sunny to semi-shaded position and protected from strong winds. It can be planted in a bed, a hedge or in isolated. Very hardy (-21°C) and resistant, it measures an average of 1.80 metres in height with a similar spread. It prefers acidic, fresh, aerated soil, and above all, no limestone.

The Rhododendron Polar Bear is sensitive to dryness and excess winter humidity: it appreciates mulching and regular watering without excess. It does not require pruning: simply cut back dead branches and remove spent flowers as they fall. It is recommended that the soil be enriched each year with a natural fertiliser and a top dressing of rhododendron and azalea soil (heather soil).


  • Common name : Rhododendron Polar Bear
  • Family : Ericaceae
  • Category : shrub
  • Spread : 1,80 m
  • Foliage : evergreen
  • Color of flowers : pure white, very fragrant, petals slightly crinkled
  • Use : isolated - shrubbery - hedge
  • Soil : acid
  • Earth to use : heath earth/compost/peat
  • Enemies : Otiorhynchus
  • Possible diseases : resistant to diseases

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