Hinode kirishima

Rhododendron obtusum cv. hinodekirishima

  • Hinode kirishima
  • Hinode kirishima
  • Hinode kirishima
  • Hinode kirishima
  • Hinode kirishima
  • Hinode kirishima
  • Flower name
    Hinode kirishima
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron obtusum cv. hinodekirishima
  • Alias日の出霧島
  • Place of originhorticultural variety
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park, Bonsai
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Hinode kirishima

Hinode kirishima (scientific name: Rhododendron obtusum cv. Hinodekirishima) is a horticultural variety of the evergreen broad-leafed shrub "Rhododendron obtusum or kirishima azalea" in the family Ericaceae. It is an Edo-Kirishima type of azalea with dense, horizontal branches that bloom densely, and is resistant to trimming. The flowers are dark pink to bright red, single-petaled, round and slightly thick. This variety originated at 'Hinode en' in the Edo period and was exported overseas in the Taisho period.

Common name: Hinode kirishima, scientific name: Rhododendron obtusum cv. Hinodekirishima, height: 1-1.5 m, life type: evergreen broad-leaved shrub, leaf quality: glossy + rounded + thick, leaf length: 2 cm, leaf width: 1 cm, Leaf Shape: Oval, Leaf Color: Green to Red (Autumn), Flower Color: Bright Red, Flowering: Single, Uses: Park Tree, Park Tree, Hedge.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    R. obtusum cv. Hinode kirishima
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeevergreen broadleaf shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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