flowering quince


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flowering quince

n.
Any of several East Asian shrubs of the genus Chaenomeles of the rose family, especially C. japonica, C. speciosa, and various hybrids and cultivars grown as ornamentals, having spiny branches and showy red or pink flowers. Also called Japanese quince, japonica.
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flow′ering quince′


n.
any E Asian shrubs of the genus Chaenomeles, of the rose family, having large flowers and a quincelike fruit.
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Noun1.flowering quince - Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossomsflowering quince - Asiatic ornamental shrub with spiny branches and pink or red blossoms
Chaenomeles, genus Chaenomeles - flowering quince
Chaenomeles japonica, maule's quince, japonica - deciduous thorny shrub native to Japan having red blossoms
Chaenomeles speciosa, Japanese quince - deciduous thorny shrub native to China having red or white blossoms
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Good choices for forcing this month include serviceberry (Amelanchier), magnolia (Magnolia), flowering quince (Chaenomeles), forsythia (Forsythia), crab apple or apple (Malus), flowering pear (Pyrus), flowering cherry (Prunus), spring-flowering witch hazel (Hamamelis vernalis) and redbud (Cercis).
On the other hand, flowering quince and raspberry fruits can be also considered due to their attractive flavour and colour [4].
Almost every flowering quince is a pass-along plant from a dear loved one, and it is difficult to find a quince that someone actually purchased.
I WANT LOVELY SHRUB TO BE GARDEN HUB I want to increase our loveliest shrub, a flowering quince, and make it the centrepice of my garden.
QI WANT to increase our loveliest shrub, a flowering quince. Do I take cuttings or can I layer it?
A lovely shrub we want to double-y 6 I want to increase our loveliest shrub, a flowering quince. Do I take cuttings or can I layer it?
Grow shrubby flowering quince to add structure to ornamental beds.
The red flowering quince, a plant of great beauty, flowers in early spring before the leaves appear and can also be used for hedging in shady places, its fruit a bonus and useful for preserves.
Early blooming shrubs like flowering quince make good companions as they offset the forsythia's bright yellow blooms.
Just go out and cut a few branches of forsythia, flowering quince japonica, or even a branch from a fruit tree.
For example spiraea nipponica (bridal wreath) and chaenomeles japonica (flowering quince) both hail from Japan, whereas wisteria sinensis and camellia sinensis (the tea plant) come from China.
Having said that, the following have already bloomed or are currently in flower: Shadbush, magnolia, flowering crabapple, flowering cherry, flowering quince, dogwood, hawthorn, redbud, May flowering viburnum, azalea, rhododendron, forsythia, white forsythia, spirea, lilac, and literally hundreds of bulbs, natives, and perennials.