Planted 3 Double Take Scarlet Quince about 5 years ago. They are in partial shade. Two of the plants did fairly well. Not a huge amount of blossoms. Suddenly this summer one of the plants died. Not sure why.
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).
This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9
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.
My Current Zone
You'll do a double take when you see this quince that looks like a camellia.
Double Take Scarlet puts on a spectacular early spring display of large red, double flowers. The Double Take quinces are more than just pretty spring flowers: thornless and deer-resistant, they do not produce fruit, and once established, are drought-tolerant survivalists. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center in beautiful North Carolina, the Double Take quinces are sure to brighten spring landscapes across the United States. Sorry, not available in Canada.Heat TolerantDrought Tolerant
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:TallGarden Height:48 - 60 InchesSpacing:48 - 60 InchesSpread:36 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:Early SpringBloom Time:Mid SpringBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Bright early spring flowers are great in mixed borders or cutting gardens. Also good for hedging and mass plantings.Maintenance Notes:
Trim to shape after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring.
Formerly sold as Double Take™ 'Scarlet Storm' quince.Double Take Scarlet™ Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm' USPP 20,951
Debbie, Tennessee, United States, 22 weeks ago
Planted 3 Double Take Scarlet Quince about 5 years ago. They are in partial shade. Two of the plants did fairly well. Not a huge amount of blossoms. Suddenly this summer one of the plants died. Not sure why.Debbie, Tennessee, United States, 22 weeks ago
Nancy Nguyen, Texas, United States, 5 years ago
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