Rhododendron transiens/ Ooyamatsutsuji

Rhododendron transiens/ オオヤマツツジ

学名/ Botanical name : Rhododendron transiens

English common name :  Rhododendron transiens

Alternative English name: Ooyamatsutsuji

日本名 和名: オオヤマツツジ 大山躑躅

原産地/ Original : Japan


It is a one of wild azalea that is native to Japan and grows naturally on sunny mountain slopes in the Kanto region, Okayama prefecture, and Yamaguchi prefecture. The height of the tree is 1-2m. In spring, the branch tips are extended, and 2 or 3 magenta funnel-shaped flowers with 5-lobed tips bloom. Compared to Yamatsutsuji (Kaempfer azalea), Oyamatsutsuji has a lower tree height, mainly reddish-purple flower colors, large leaves and flowers, and a large number of stamens.

Wikipedia: https://war.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhododendron_transiens



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