The Rhododendron Haaga, 'Haaga Rhododendron', is a new, hardy, dwarf variety from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
It produces dark pink flowers which contrast nicely with the dark green, coarse foliage. The Haaga will begin to bloom in May.
This plant needs excellent drainage, mulching and a peat moss soil additive. Roots will rot in poorly drained soil. It will not do well in windy sites.
This shrub is fussy about its soil conditions. The soil needs to be rich and acidic. It is a good practice to apply thick mulch around the root zone in colder climates.
Any pruning should be done after flowering in order to avoid removing any of the current season’s flowers!
The Haaga is a dense evergreen shrub and it is a highly valued landscape ornamental. The large groups of showy pink flowers appear on even young plants.
The Haaga is a very effective accent plant.
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Rhododendron 'Haaga'|
|Mature Height||3 - 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 4 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|