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Chaenomeles x superba 'Pink Lady'

Chaenomeles x superba 'Pink Lady' (Japanese quince 'Pink Lady')

is a small wide fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with dark pink flowers in late Winter, early Spring and mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are bowl shaped.
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It looks best in Winter and Spring.

Soil

Chaenomeles x superba 'Pink Lady' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.

Growth

This is a shrub has an ultimate height of 1m / 3.3ft and spread of 2m / 6.6ft. It can take 11-15 years to reach its ultimate height.

Leaves

The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and green in Autumn. They are aristate in shape.

Uses

Arbor or trellis, borders, cottage informal garden, flowering shrub, low maintenance and wall side.

Fruit and seed

The fruit is green. There is a fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Autumn.

-28°C / -18.4F 5 to 8 11-15 years 1m / 3.3ft 2m / 6.6ft
Common names
Japanese quince 'Pink Lady' (Ireland)
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