Chaenomeles Double Take Scarlet™ Quince Description
Bedeck your garden with the festive bright red blooms of Double Take Scarlet flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)! Its color is simply unmatched by any other spring flowering shrub, as each extra-large, double bloom is a study in pure, saturated scarlet red. This long-blooming shrub provides several weeks of color in mid-late spring, with rebloom often occurring in late summer/autumn. It's not just the amazing flowers and color that set Proven Winners Double Take flowering quince apart: unlike older varieties, this beauties are thornless, so you can enjoy their fabulous color without getting all scratched up when you get close. Notably heat tolerant and long blooming!
Note: Double Take Pink quince does not produce fruit.
Special Features: Shade tolerant, heat tolerant, long blooming, thornless
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- Botanical name:
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm'
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- Sun exposure:
Full sun, Part shade
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- Soil type:
Any average soil will do
- Soil moisture:
Average to dry
- Height x width:
4-5' tall and wide
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- Foliage color:
- Bloom season:
Accent, Background, Container gardening, Erosion control or embankment, Foundation planting, Hedge, Massing, Specimen, cut flower gardens
- Cannot ship to:
CANADA, AK, HI
- Patent #:PP20,951
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Soil: Very adaptable to a wide range of soils. Highly tolerant of clay. Established plants easily withstand dry conditions.
Light: Sun to partial shade
Water: Average water needs.
Spacing: 24-36 in.
Fertilizing: Little needed. If you want plants to grow more quickly, apply a granular rose fertilizer in early spring.
Winterizing: No specific care needed. Branches may be clipped and brought indoor for winter blooms.
Maintenance & pruning: Regular pruning is not required. However, if you wish to prune, do so immediately after flowering in spring. Note that quince flower mostly on two-year-old wood, so allow growth to develop for best bloom. Some rebloom in late summer/fall is common - consider it a bonus!
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