(D = deciduous leaf losing)

Chaenomeles speciosa, formerly known as C. lageneria and Cydonia japonica, one of the most popular and commonly grown wall plants. Flowers vary from orange-scarlet to white according to variety, and appear in late winter. Often goes on flowering into June. Grows without support, but lends itself to training against walls, as do the following varieties: C.s. Apple Blossom, pink and white flowers.

C.s. Atrococcinea, dark crimson flowers.

English: Chaenomeles speciosa, Rosaceae, Japan...

English: Chaenomeles speciosa, Rosaceae, Japanese Quince, flowers; Karlsruhe, Germany. Deutsch: Chaenomeles speciosa, Rosaceae, Japanische Zierquitte, Blüten; Karlsruhe, Deutschland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

C.s. Knaphill Scarlet, flowers more orange than scarlet.

C.s. Nivalis, white flowers.

C.s. Rowallane Seedling, rosy-crimson, large-flowered.

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23. November 2012 by admin
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