Rhododendron 'Hachmann's Marlis'
Mars x yakushimanum Koichiro Wada
(so yakushimanum, griffithianum and unknown).
Hachmann 1985, reg. Stuck 1989.
AGM (2002) 2012
1m by 1.5m
10 year height/spread: 0.8m/1m
Flowers: full rounded trusses of about 16 openly campanulate pink flowers, darker outside and at
the edges, with darker dorsal spotting.
Elliptic/oval broader than but similar to yakushimanum leaves.
Recognise by: the flowers; the foliage (see above),and the compact growth habit.
Free flowering from an early age.
Photo: Millais Nurseries