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Double Take Orange Quince Chaenomeles speciosa

  • Hardy Zones
    • 5 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 48 - 60 Inches
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$19.99
Size: Quart
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
ColorChoice® Flowering Shrubs
Double Take Orange Quince Chaenomeles speciosa
Part Sun to Sun 48 - 60

Features

Big, richly colored, double flowers provide a stunning early spring display. Drought tolerant once established, it may be pruned to shape after flowering. Intense spring color. Good for cut flowers. Thornless and deer resistant, it does not produce fruit.

Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Tall
Garden Height: 
48 - 60 Inches
Spacing: 
48 - 60 Inches
Spread: 
36 - 48 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Orange
Flower Shade: 
Orange
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Early Spring
Bloom Time: 
Mid Spring
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Border Plant
Uses: 
Cut Flower
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Excellent for hedging, mass planting and cut flower gardens. A spectacular early season specimen for the mixed border.

Maintenance Notes: 

Prune to shape after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.

Huge flowers on a thornless plant.

It's so beautiful you may overlook its survivalist skills!  Heat and drought tolerant, this plant will delight you each spring with candy colored blooms.  Double Take Orange puts on a spectacular spring display of large double flowers with intense orange color - you'll do a double take!  More than just pretty flowers, the Double Take Quinces are easy to care for, having neither thorns or fruit.

Once established, they are extremely drought tolerant. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at the Mountain Crops Research & Extension Center in beautiful North Carolina, Orange Storm and the other Double Take Quinces are sure to brighten spring gardens across the United States.  Sorry, not available in Canada.

Double Take Orange Chaenomeles speciosa 'Orange Storm' USPP 20,950
  • Beautiful shrubs and flowers.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Jen Anderson
    Eatontown
    New Jersey
    United States
    3 years ago
  • Beautiful shrubs and flowers.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Jen Anderson
    Eatontown
    New Jersey
    United States
    3 years ago
  • Absolutely stunning! One of the first to bloom and certainly a favorite. Produces beautiful, bright orange flower that look very much like camellias. Like my favorite "proven" plants, I keep going back for more! Truly a "Proven Winner"

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Harlow
    Hatfield
    Massachusetts
    United States
    4 years ago
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