Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince

Chaenomeles japonica 'Cameo'

SKU
03082
Delightful soft apricot-pink blooms precede foliage, among first flowers to appear each year and long-lasting! Useful compact hedge or shrub. Quince-like fruit attracts birds. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationke-NOM-e-lez juh-PON-ih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 3 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring through Summer
Design IdeasPlant where you can enjoy the early flowers of this low-growing shrub as it blooms along with Crocus and other early bulbs. Good for mounding groundcover or on a slope. The cut branches are good for indoor arrangements.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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