Chaenomeles or ‘flowering quince’, Plant Profile and Landscaping Uses
Both Chaenomeles japonica and speciosa are both known as the flowering quince are a medium sized flowering shrubs grown for the flowers that make a fantastic spring display, and some for the fruit that are used to make jellies.
Over recent years wholesale growers have increased the range offered to include a wider range of colors and better flower forms.
Sometimes seen as slightly old fashioned, these deciduous shrubs can find a place in many landscaping schemes and with larger and improved flower forms are worth considering
Chaenomeles are deciduous, prefer a well drained humus rich soil and can be espaliered.
Chaenomeles japonica Varieties
- Chaenomeles speciosa – Both red and white flowering forms are available, some with double flowers.
- Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Winter Cheer’ – Classic Orange to Red Flowers.
- Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Nivalis’ – Clear white flowers
- Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Falconnett Charlet’ – Salmon Pink flowers on a bush to 2.5m
WHOLESALE CHAENOMELES or ‘Flowering Quince’ NURSERIES
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.
858 Sunnycreek Rd Trafalgar VIC 3824
ph 03 5634 7630 fax 03 5634 7619
Growers of bare rooted and potted ornamental deciduous trees, over 400 varieties, many not commonly grown. We have an extensive range of crab apples, liquidambars, Prunus, Pyrus and a number of maples, and much more.