kurume azalea

noun, often capitalized K ku·ru·me azalea \ˈku̇rəˌmā-\

Definition of kurume azalea

  1. :  any of certain garden azaleas of variable hardiness with white, pink, rose, scarlet, or lavender flowers originating in Japan chiefly by selection from or hybridization of a native Japanese azalea (Rhododendron obtusum) with hairy shoots and evergreen or deciduous leaves

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Origin and Etymology of kurume azalea

from Kurume, city in northern Kyushu, Japan

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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