- Flower nameHanaguruma
- Scientific nameRhododendron macrosepalum cv. hanaguruma
- Aliasハナグルマ, 花車, Hanaguruma
- Place of originhorticultural variety
- Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonApril
What is Hanaguruma
Hanaguruma (scientific name: 学名：Rhododendron macrosepalum cv. Hanaguruma) is a horticultural variety of the semi-deciduous shrub "Macrosepalum ( scientific name: Rhododendron macrosepalum)" in the Ericaceae family that is endemic to Japan. This is a classic variety that has been cultivated since the Edo period. The flower color is bright peach, and white flowers are also available. It produces sword-petaled flowers with fully lobed petals. The sepals and leaves are sticky.
General name: Hanaguruma, Scientific name: 学名：Rhododendron macrosepalum cv. Hanaguruma, Height: 1 to 2 m. Flower color: bright purple-red.