- Common Name(s):
- Red Chief, flowering quince
Drought tolerant. These plants are occasionally damaged by deer.
- 4-6 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 1-2 in. long
- Orange-red, scarlet, white or red flowers in spring
- 5 to 8
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types; best flowers in full sun
- Spreading; interlacing network of thorny stems
- 4-5 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1473