- Flower nameRhododendron vireya
- Scientific nameRhododendron vireya
- Aliasビレアシャクナゲ, Rhododendron vireya, vireya
- Place of originSoutheast Asia
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Rhododendron vireya
Rhododendron vireya or Vireya rhododendron (scientific name: Rhododendron vireya) is a non-cold and non-heat tolerant evergreen small tree native to Southeast Asia in the family Rhododendronaceae. In its place of origin, it grows on trees and rocks in cooler climates at high altitudes. The tree is 70 to 100 cm tall. It produces bell-shaped to vase-shaped five-petaled flowers with a diameter of about 5 cm in spring and early summer.
Horticultural varieties include "cv. Princess Alexandra" with yellow and pink flowers, "cv. Simbu Sunset" with bright orange-yellow flowers, "cv. Tropical Summer" and "cv. Pink Delight". There are also "cv.
Common name: Malayan Rhododendron, scientific name: Rhododendron vireya, also known as tropical rhododendron, vireya, Vireya rhododendron, origin: Southeast Asia, life type: non-cold and non-heat tolerant evergreen small tree, , Height: 70-100 cm, Flowering season: April-May, Flower color: yellow, pink, orange, red, Flower diameter: 5 cm, Corolla shape: bell-shaped to vase-shaped.