Rhododendron kiusianum

Rhododendron kiusianum

  • Rhododendron kiusianum
  • Rhododendron kiusianum
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron kiusianum
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron kiusianum
  • Alias深山霧島
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Rhododendron kiusianum

Rhododendron kiusianum, Miyama kirishima,(Scientific name: Rhododendron kiusianum), is native to Japan and is an evergreen broadleaf shrub of the Ericaceae family. It is a mountain azalea that grows naturally on alpine like Mt. Kirishima in southern Kyushu. Rhododendron obtusum or Kirishima azalea (Scientific name: Rhododendron obtusum) is a selection of this R. kiusianum in the Edo period.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. kiusianum
  • 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 typealpine nature and evergreen broadleaf shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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