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Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Umbilicata’

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Native to parts of China, Chaenomeles speciosa 'Umbilicata' has masses of handsome, single, salmon pink flowers which appear in spring before the dark green leaves emerge. An easy to grow, medium sized garden shrub with eye-catching and colourful spring flowers.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

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Chaenomeles speciosa  ‘Umbilicata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Chaenomeles speciosa  ‘Umbilicata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soils.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: March - April.
Flower Colour: Salmon pink
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Chaenomeles speciosa 'Umbilicata' grows to be a medium sized or eventually large, densely branching, rounded shrub.
Height: 3 m (10 ft) // [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
Spread: 3 m (10 ft) // [up to 2.5 m (8 ft) after 10 years]
Notes: Chaenomeles speciosa 'Umbilicata' has thorns and as such it can also be planted to create a very effective barrier.

Plant Finder: about Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Umbilicata’

Common names

Ornamental Quince, Flowering Quince


Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Umbilicata’ (Ornamental Quince). This flowering quince has rose-pink to salmon pink flowers with golden centres that open before the leaves unfurl. Leaves turn yellow in autumn.


Prefers a sunny, sheltered position. Remove unwanted suckers.

Interest and use

Often used as a wall shrub. This plant's early flowering is also a boon for bees and moths.

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Chaenomeles speciosa  ‘Umbilicata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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