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Flowering Quince


Flowering quince is an easy to grow and virtually indestructible deciduous shrub that is tolerant of extreme heat and cold. 'Cameo' has a symmetric, rounded habit and thornless branches. It produces soft peach-pink, double flowers in early spring before foliage appears. and these may produce quince-like fruit. Use this plant as a low-growing hedge, barrier, or foundation shrub.

Chaenomeles 'Cameo'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit color : Green ripening to yellow

Bark notes : Thornless

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf length : 2 1/2"

Leaf shape : Oval to oblong

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1 1/2 - 2 1/2"

Flower shape : Double, cup-shaped

Flower color : Orange

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 5 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)

Sunset zone : 2-23

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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