Rhododendron 'Tatjana'
Nachtglut x (Mars x yakushimanum)
(so unknown, yakushimanum and griffithianum)
Hachmann 1983
(AGM 2002 removed 2012)
1m by 1.5m
10 year height/spread: 0.6m/0.8m
Flowers: compact trusses of about 16 openly funnel shaped fuchsia pink rimmed flowers, slightly
paler towards the centre with faint green markings.
Good 'yak' growth habit. Leaves similar to yakushimanum, with a dense woolly indumentum,
but considerably broader.
Recognise by: broad but 'yak' type leaves with indumentum; flower colour. Hard to identify out of flower.
Usually grafted. Very free flowering and very hardy