What is Kurume azalea
Kurume azalea (scientific name: Rhododendron obtusum var. sakamotoi) is an improved version of the Japanese azalea.
It was created by the Kurume clan in the Edo period and is still made in Kurume today. It is an early bloomer of the azalea family.
General name: Kurume azalea, scientific name: scientific name: Rhododendron obtusum var. sakamotoi,
Additional name: Kirishima tsutsuji,Kirishima azarea,Kurume tsutsuji,
Place of origin: Japan, tree height 1-1.5 m, life type: semi-evergreen shrub, leaf height 2 to 3 cm.
Radiating symmetry; joint florals; diameter: 2 - 4 cm; shape: funnel-shaped with 5 lobes; flowering season: April - May;
flower color: red, white, peach, purple, Flower form: single-petal, double-petal,
fruiting type: capsule, capsule, use: street trees, parks, gardens.