Formal NameRhododendron ferrugineum
Alias躑躅, Tsutsuji, Rhododendron
MorphCold hardiness of mature trees
Azalea or Tsutsuji, Rhododendron (scientific name: Rhododendron ferrugineum L.) is a cold-resistant shrubs and middle tall tree of the Ericaceae family is native to Japan and. In the spring, after the cherry blossoms are scattered, it will be the main character of the street trees. Although they belong to the same department as Satsuki (Scientific name: Rhododendron), both companies The difference is determined by the time when the sprouts grow, the flowering season, the size of flowers and the presence or absence of gloss. Tsutsuji begins to bloom somewhat earlier than Satsuki , Flowers and leaves are also bigger than Satsuki. In gardening cultivars breeded from azalea in the Edo period, Satsuki and Kirishima, Kurume azalea which bloom multiple flowers in even smaller wheels, Hirado Azalea of major stocks in Owa, Miyama, Ohmurasaki (large purple) that blooms red purple flowers was bred.Please visit Feature Azalea for azalea companions.
Common name: Azalea, Scientific name: Rhododendron ferrugineum L., other name: Azalea, Tsutsuji, Rhododendron, origin:Japan, Tree height: 5 to 10 m, leaf quality : Soft and gloss free, leaf height: 2 to 3 cm, radial symmetry flowers, joint flowers, flower size: 5 to 5 cm, flower shape: funnel-shaped 5 deep, flowering period: April to May, flower color: red White · peach, flower shape: single, double, double, diaphragm blooming · blooming of multiple colors, fruit type: fruits.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Flowering placeGarden Botanic garden Graveyard、Temple park cultivated variety Bonsai Pot flower street, planting
ColorRed, Pink, Violet, White
Height500 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 7