Chaenomeles – Double Take Orange™

Garden Height
48 - 60
48 - 60
36 - 48
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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.

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes:

Prune to shape after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.

Formerly known as Double Take™ 'Orange Storm' quince.

Uses Notes:

Excellent for hedging, mass planting and cut flower gardens. A spectacular early season specimen for the mixed border.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Blooms On: Old Wood

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 9b

Flower Form: Landscape

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