Compact Rhododendrons

 

              

The new compact collection has been bred by Hachmann Nurseries in Germany and is a breeding dynasty of international renown.  The German nursery now headed up by third generation nurseryman, Holger Hachmann, continues to actively breed exciting new varieties.

Compact Hardy Hybrids are medium sized evergreen shrubs that will provide the 'wow' factor throughout the spring months with large classic rhododendron flowers.  Lush green foliage provides a natural screen all year round.

 
Caruso

Caruso

Parentage: Astrid x Lem's Monarch
Introduced: 2001
Flower description: Large, red purple flowers with deeper pink wavy edged petals with deeper reddish pink markings. Flowers April/May
Height and habit: 1.2m approx in 10 years. An evergreen Caruso has a broad rounded habit with glossy dark green foliage.

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Goldkrone

Goldkrone

Parentage: Alice Street x Hachmann's Marina
Introduced: 1983
Flower description: bold flowers of light greenish yellow with delicate red spotting in April/May
Height and habit: 1.2m approx in 10 years.  An evergreen Goldkrone has dark green foliage and a compact mound forming habit.

 

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Hachmann's Charmant

Hachmann's Charmant

Parentage: Hachmann's Diadem x Holger
Introduced: 1991
Flower description: Saucer shaped, white edged pink with red blotch.
Height and habit: 1.2m approx in 10 years.  An evergreen shrub Hachmann's Charmant makes a compact shrub with dark green foliage.

 

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Picobello

Picobello®

Parentage: Hachmann's Kabarett x Schneespiegel
Introduced: 2004
Flower description: Fine pure white flowers with a deep red blotch.  Flowers mid May to early June
Height and habit: 1.5m approx in 10 years.  An evergreen Hachmann's Picobello® has a compact, broad and rounded habit with glossy green foliage.

 

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Kabarett

Kabarett

Parentage: Hyperion x Hachmann's Diadem
Introduced: 1997
Flower description: Lilac-purple, wavy edged petals with bold deep red purple markings.  Flowers mid May - early June
height and habit: 1.3 x 1.6m approx in 10 years.  An evergreen Kabarett has a compact and rounded habit with glossy green foliage.

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