Rhododendron keiskei

Rhododendron keiskei

  • Rhododendron keiskei
  • Rhododendron keiskei
  • Rhododendron keiskei
  • Rhododendron keiskei
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron keiskei
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron keiskei
  • Alias日陰躑躅, ツツジ, サワテラシ
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Low mountains, Park, River, pond
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Rhododendron keiskei

Rhododendron keiskei or Hikage azalea (scientific name: Rhododendron keiskei) is an endemic Japanese species, evergreen broadleaf shrub of the family Ericaceae. It grows naturally in mountainous areas and rocky areas of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu of Japan. The tree height is about 100 ~ 120 cm. Leaves are green, oblong and attached to each other in pairs. Two to three light yellow flowers similar to light yellow rhododendrons will bloom from April to May. Flower diameter is 3 to 4 cm and it splits 5. Uses are plants and potted plants.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. keiskei
  • 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 type
  • Flower colorsCream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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