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Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' (Japanese flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly'

Other names: Flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly', Japanese flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly'

Genus: Chaenomeles Chaenomeles

Variety or Cultivar: 'Madame Butterfly' _ 'Madame Butterfly' is a medium spreading shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and salmon-pink and white flowers with yellow centres that blooms in late winter to early spring, followed by golden-yellow fruit.


Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' is: Deciduous

Flower: Salmon, Pink, White in Spring; White, Salmon, Pink in Winter

Foliage: Glaucous, Dark-green in Summer; Glaucous, Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Compact

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Brown scale Aphids , Brown scale

Specific diseases: Fireblight Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' (Japanese flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly'

Other names: Flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly', Japanese flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly'

Genus: Chaenomeles Chaenomeles

Variety or Cultivar: 'Madame Butterfly' _ 'Madame Butterfly' is a medium spreading shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and salmon-pink and white flowers with yellow centres that blooms in late winter to early spring, followed by golden-yellow fruit.


Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' is: Deciduous

Flower: Salmon, Pink, White in Spring; White, Salmon, Pink in Winter

Foliage: Glaucous, Dark-green in Summer; Glaucous, Dark-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Compact

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Brown scale

Specific diseases: Fireblight

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' (Japanese flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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