Rhododendron 'Polar Bear'

Large hybrid rhododendron

  • Flowering Time : June, July
  • Height in 10 years : 6 metres / 19 feet 8 inches


Magnificent hybrid, forming a small tree. Long dark green leaves, sweetly scented white flowers with a green throat. Highly recommended. Can scent the whole garden in high summer. Other clones may flower later.

Flower Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Rhododendrons will start flowering around this time, depending on the season, for a week or so.


  • UK Zone : 4
  • RHS Zone : H (Fully Hardy)
  • EGF Zone : H2
  • US Zone : 7A
  • Min Temp : -18°C (0°F)

Hardy in all but the coldest parts of Pacific Northwest and UK, France and northern Italy, around Bergen (Norway) and mildest parts of NE USA such as Cape Cod and parts of Long Island.