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.
Double Take® Scarlet Quince Chaenomeles speciosa
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).
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
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