Chaenomeles speciosa Double Take Scarlet Storm

Cydonia, Flowering Quince

Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 3-4' (Plant 3-4' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Festive, dark red velvety camellia-like flowers are a sight to behold in spring before the glossy dark green leaves fully unfold. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

A double take is what you'll do when you see this new Chaenomeles variety. Distinctive from other flowering quinces in that flowering occurs all the way out to the tip. Plants generally do not produce fruit and are thornless which make them exceptional for cutting. Drought tolerant, excellent for hedges, mass planting and flower arrangements.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Chaenomeles General Information:

Chaenomeles are early flowering and easy to grow. They thrive in any soil and although tolerant of shade, will bloom better in sun. A perfect specimen shrub for any mixed border.

Chaenomeles Plant Care:

Little pruning is needed unless training them against a wall. Prune after flowering to shape if needed.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CHSS