Rhododendron vireya

Rhododendron vireya

  • Rhododendron vireya
  • Rhododendron vireya
  • Rhododendron vireya
  • Rhododendron vireya
  • Flower name
    Rhododendron vireya
  • Scientific name
    Rhododendron 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.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Rhododendron
  • Species
    R. vireya
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Vase-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typenon-cold and non-heat tolerant evergreen small tree
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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