Azalea

Rhododendron ferrugineum

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  • Flower name
    Azalea
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron ferrugineum
  • Alias躑躅, Tsutsuji, Rhododendron
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Cemetery & Temple, Park, Horticultural species, Bonsai, Potted flower, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersSelf-control

What is Azalea

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.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. ferrugineum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeCold hardiness of mature trees
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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