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Double Take Orange Quince Chaenomeles speciosa

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
60" 48"
Height
48 - 60"
Spread
36 - 48"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
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    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.

    Best Seller
    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    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
    Light Requirement: 
    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.

    Formerly known as Double Take 'Orange Storm' quince.

    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
  • 3 Reviews

    • Beautiful shrubs and flowers.

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

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

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