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botanical name:
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Simonii'
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Simonii' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering quince
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
fruit colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Low, spreading habit. Dark red semi-double flowers from January to April and orangey-yellow fruits in autumn.

Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Flowers and fruits best in sun.

Easiest by layering or separation of rooted suckers if available. Alternatively from hardwood cuttings (one year old shoots).

Can be trained as a hedge. Good against a north wall or fence.

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