Chaenomeles speciosa 'Cameo'

Cameo Flowering Quince

Flowers along the stems

Flowers along the stems


Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Chaenomeles

Parent: Chaenomeles speciosa

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 4 to 5' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Peach double flowers, later than the species, sometimes after leafing out. Foliage is a lighter, brighter green. Attractive to bees and butterflies.


The only Flowering Quince in the Dirr garden (Dirr).

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in October 2009 and planted it in the One of Everything Garden. It bloomed in winter 2011 for the first time.

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