Quince Double Take Orange – Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrubs

Quince Double Take Orange – Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrubs

Big, richly colored, double flowers provide a stunning early spring display. Drought tolerant once established, it may be pruned to shape after flowering. Intense spring color. Good for cut flowers. Thornless and deer resistant, it does not produce fruit.

Heat Tolerant | Drought Tolerant
Resists: Deer

Characteristics

Duration:  Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Height Category:  Tall
Garden Height: 48 – 60 Inches
Spacing: 48 – 60 Inches
Spread: 36 – 48 Inches
Flower Colors: Orange
Flower Shade: Orange
Foliage Colors: Green
Foliage Shade: Green
Habit: Mounded
Container Role: Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Blooms On: Old Wood
Bloom Time: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 5a5b6a6b7a7b8a8b9a9b
Water Category:  Average
Uses: Border Plant, Cut Flower, Landscape
Uses Notes: Excellent for hedging, mass planting and cut flower gardens. A spectacular early season specimen for the mixed border.
Maintenance Notes: Prune to shape after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring. Formerly known as Double Take ‘Orange Storm’ quince. Huge flowers on a thornless plant.

It’s so beautiful you may overlook its survivalist skills!  Heat and drought tolerant, this plant will delight you each spring with candy colored blooms.  Double Take Orange puts on a spectacular spring display of large double flowers with intense orange color – you’ll do a double take!  More than just pretty flowers, the Double Take Quinces are easy to care for, having neither thorns or fruit.

Once established, they are extremely drought tolerant. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at the Mountain Crops Research & Extension Center in beautiful North Carolina, Orange Storm and the other Double Take Quinces are sure to brighten spring gardens across the United States.  Sorry, not available in Canada.



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