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Hirado azalea [Rhododendron sp. (Hirado group)]

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Explanations

Origin
This group relates to R. scabrum, R. macroseparum, R. ripense , R. simsii and any other cultivars.
It was discovered in gardens which established within temples and 'Samurai' mansions of old feudal times in Hirado.
Characteristics
Loose-branched shrub, 1-3m. shoots thick. Inflorescense 2-4flowered. Corolla diameter 6-13cm. Leaves lanceolate, leaf length 6-10cm. Except for 'Oomurasaki' line, cold hardness is weak.
Uses
garden,pot
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)