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Chaenomelea hybrids

Common Name(s):
Red Chief, flowering quince
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant. These plants are occasionally damaged by deer.

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 1-2 in. long
Flower:
Orange-red, scarlet, white or red flowers in spring
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types; best flowers in full sun
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Spreading; interlacing network of thorny stems
Width:
4-5 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1473

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