Rhododendron degronianum

Rhododendron degronianum

  • Rhododendron degronianum
  • Rhododendron degronianum
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron degronianum
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron degronianum
  • Alias東石楠花, Rhododendron degronianum
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains, Sub-alpine
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Rhododendron degronianum

Rhododendron degronianum or Azuma shakunage (scientific name: Rhodododendron degronianum) is a mountainous to subalpine evergreen shrub in the amily Ericaceae , native to Japan. It is found in low to subalpine mountains and forests from 1,500 to 2,500 m in the northeastern and central regions of Honshu. In late spring and early summer, it produces a funnel-bell-shaped, five-segmented, reddish-purple flowers.

Generic name: ARhododendron degronianum, (scientific name: Rhododendron degronianum, aka: Azuma shakunage (Japanese), Place of origin: Japan
Tree height: 2 to 4 m, Petiole: alternate, leaf shape: oblong, flowering season: May-June, Inflorescence:Raceme , ornamentals, Crown shape: funnel-shaped bell with 5 lobes at the tip; flower color: reddish purple, Flower diameter: 4 to 6 cm, Number of stamens: 5.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    R. degronianum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type subalpine evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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