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Chaenomeles speciosa 'Rubra Grandiflora'

Rubra Grandiflora Flowering Quince

Flowering Quince

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This upright shrub features large, visually stunning red flowers in early spring; however, limited ornamental attributes the rest of the season, needs regular pruning to keep it looking respectable

Description

This upright shrub features large, visually stunning red flowers in early spring; however, limited ornamental attributes the rest of the season, needs regular pruning to keep it looking respectable

Landscape Attributes

Rubra Grandiflora Flowering Quince is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Rubra Grandiflora Flowering Quince is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Rubra Grandiflora Flowering Quince will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

7 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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