Rhododendron transiens

Rhododendron transiens

  • Rhododendron transiens
  • Rhododendron transiens
  • Rhododendron transiens
  • Rhododendron transiens
  • Rhododendron transiens
  • Rhododendron transiens
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron transiens
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron transiens
  • AliasRhododendron transiens
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersSelf-control

What is Rhododendron transiens

Rhododendron transiens or Oh tsutsuji (Rhododendron transiens) is a deciduous shrub native to Japan in the family Ericaceae. It is a type of mountain azalea that grows naturally on sunny mountain slopes in the Kanto, Okayama and Yamaguchi prefectures. In spring, it produces two or three reddish-purple, funnel-shaped flowers on the tips of its branches.
The corolla has five lobes with dark spots on the inside of the upper lobes. There are many garden varieties.

Common name: Rhododendron transiens, Scientific name: Rhododendron transiens, Origin: Japan, Height: 1-2 m, Type of life: evergreen shrub, Spring leaves: 2-5 cm long, narrowly elliptic; summer leaves: 1.5-3 cm long, ovate to lanceolate; leaf margins: marginal, Radiating symmetrical flowers, flower diameter: 5-6 cm, flower shape: funnel-shaped with 5 deep lobes, Flowering season: April-May; flower color: reddish purple, white or other monochromatic colors and astringent; sepals: 5; stamens: 5; fruit type: capsule; fruiting season: September-October. Use: Garden plants, potted plants.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. transiens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typedeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsPurple Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 6.0 cm

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