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Luchu azalea [Rhododendron scabrum G.Do]

  • Flower
    Flower
  • Flower
    Flower
  • Leaf
    Leaf

Explanations

Origin
This group is beginning of R. scabrum native to Japan.
Characteristics
Vigorous, loose-branched shrub, 1-3m. Inflorescense1-4flowered. Corolla diameter 6-10cm. Leaves coriaceous, shinning, lanceolate to elliptic, margin slightly incurved, both surface with sparse hairs, 4-10×1.5-3cm. Cold hardness is weak.
Uses
garden
References
Gardenlife 1976,"Tsutsusi sonosyurui to saibai" SeibundoShinkousya (in Japanese)
Gardenlife 1978,"Yasei no Tsutsusi" SeibundoShinkousya (in Japanese)
Gardenlife 1979,"Nippon no Engei Tsutsusi" SeibundoShinkousya (in Japanese)
Gardenlife 1985,tsuukan205 pp.103-106 (in Japanese)
Matsuo,T 1989,"Collected Data of Plant Genetic Resources" Koudansya scientific (in Japanese)