Flower Database

Azalea

Basic information
Flower Name
Azalea
Formal Name
Rhododendron ferrugineum
Alias
躑躅, Tsutsuji, Rhododendron
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Cold hardiness of mature trees
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Rhododendron
Species
R. ferrugineum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Botanic garden Graveyard、Temple park cultivated variety Bonsai Pot flower street, planting
Color
Red, Pink, Violet, White
Season
Apr May
Height
500  ~ 1000  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 7