- USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9
- Height 4-5 Feet Tall
- Spread 3-4 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
You will do a double take in spring when your Double Take Orange Quince flowers. The deep orange color of the shrub's double rose-like blossoms fills the branches for an elegant but natural-looking burst of color. One of the best ways to enjoy this flowering quince is to cut some blooms off to bring inside and place in a vase. You get a deep rose effect in the flower arrangement but on a thornless stem.
Double Take Orange Quince produces no fruit, so more energy goes into its dramatic flowers. The shrub grows to 4 to 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. This makes it a short to medium and colorful border plant or screen in your landscape. The flowering quince is drought tolerant once established, grows in cold as low as zone 5 and can take heat up to zone 9. And the shrub is deer resistant.
Double Take Orange Quince Care
Plant Double Take Orange Quince in part sun to full sun in most soil types, as long as the soil drains well. The plant doesn't perform as well if soil is too alkaline (above 7.0 pH). Water regularly in the shrub's first year. After that, your quince can handle periods of drought. It's an easy-care flowering plant, requiring only pruning to shape after it's done flowering and a controlled-release fertilizer application once each spring.
Double Take Orange Quince Spacing
Space Double Take Orange Quince shrubs nearly 5 feet apart in borders, closer to 4 feet for a hedge effect. And what an effect! Large, double orange blooms provide curb appeal and indoor enjoyment as cut flowers.
Double Take Orange Quince Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9|
|Flower Color(s): Orange|
|Bloom Period: Spring|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Part Sun to Sun|
|Height Class: Tall|
|Height: 4-5 Feet|
|Spread: 3-4 Feet|
|Spacing: 4-5 Feet|
|Blooms On: Old Wood|
|Shrub Type: Deciduous|
|Scientific Name: Double Take Orange Chaenomeles speciosa 'Orange Storm' USPP 20,950|
|Common Name: Double Take Orange Quince|
|Other Name(s): Japanese Quince, Flowering Quince|
|Brand: Proven Winners®|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Heat Tolerant|
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