Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince
Chaenomeles japonica 'Cameo'
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Bright spring flowers give way to edible fruits
- - An early bloomer that welcomes in springtime
- - Long-lasting pink flowers right through summer
- - Quince-like, edible fruit emerges
Early, showy spring flowers
When these exuberant soft-apricot pink flowers appear, you’ll know spring has arrived. One of the first flowers to bloom, in February or March, they grow abundantly in large double clusters, bringing bright color to your garden.
Delicious, greenish yellow fruits
These long-lasting flowers bloom right through summer and once they go, they leave a little treat behind, as a small and fragrant fruit emerges. It is bitter when eaten raw but comes to life in jams, preserves, and jellies. Very similar to the quince fruit.
The Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince not only brings fragrance and style to the garden, its fruit attracts friendly birds also.
Full sun produces a sturdy shrub
It’s extremely hardy and grows easily. Under full sun a dense shrub of tangled, thorny branches emerges, resistant to drought. This compact shrub can reach a mature height of 3-4 ft. with a width of 5 ft.
A versatile addition to garden and home
Because of its compact nature, it’s ideal for use in borders or mixed-shrub hedges, especially when its abundant flowers bloom. The dense, tangled branches also make it perfect for screening or privacy barriers, while they can also be cut and brought indoors to bloom.
The Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince is certainly an all-rounder – stunning flowers, edible fruits, and versatile branches!
|Botanical Name:||Chaenomeles japonica 'Cameo'|
|What's my zone?||
|Light Requirements:||Full sun|
|Mature Height:||3-4 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||5 ft.|
|Blooms:||Early spring through summer|
|Characteristics:||Attracts birds, Long lasting blooms|
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All orders over $69 ship free. Orders under $69 ship for a flat rate of $11.95.
Do you guarantee your plants?
Yes. If, in the rare case your plants are damaged upon arrival, just contact us within 7 days and a full refund or exchange will be issued for those plants.
Will this plant grow where I live?
The hardiness zones that each plant will grow in are listed in the product description. Please make sure that the plants are rated for the zone you live in. If you don't know what zone you are in, check out our zone map to find out.
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Do you ship this time of year?
Yes. Our plants are very well established and shipped with the container and soil intact. This allows us to ship the plants year round without compromising the health of the plants. In cases of extreme weather, we may choose to delay shipment for a short period in order to protect your order from the harsh conditions. If this happens, you will be notified immediately with the expected shipping date.
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We promise to only send you high quality, well rooted, healthy plants. If, in the rare case your plants are damaged upon arrival, or you are not completely satisfied, contact us right away and a full refund or exchange will be issued for those plants.
All of our plants are container grown and shipped with the soil and roots fully intact. We DO NOT ship your plants bareroot. Being shipped as a containered plant greatly reduces the risk of the plant not surving the transit to your home. We guarantee that you will receive a healthy plant that is ready to thrive! We offer various different sizes of potted plants.
Our container sizes include:
3.5" Pot: 3.5" wide by 3.5" tall
1 Gallon Container: 6" wide by 7" tall
2 Gallon Container: 8 1/2" wide by 8 1/2" tall