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Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' Flowering quince Japanese flowering quince

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Madame Butterfly' (Japanese flowering quince 'Madame Butterfly')
Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

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

Foliage: Dark-green, Glaucous 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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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: Pink, White, Salmon in Spring; White, Salmon, Pink in Winter

Foliage: Dark-green, Glaucous 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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What's wrong with my flowering Quince, Madame Butterfly?

I planted my quince in 2009 and whilst it seems to flower and grows beautifully, the leaves all curl up. It doesn't appear to have any bugs on it and the leaves don't drop off. Any ideas?...

What's wrong with my flowering quince

I have a clay soil, which I have dug a lot of manure and general purpose compost into. I planted the plant 45 cm away from a fence. Soon after I planted it, the leaves started to curl and look unhealthy. Gradually most have turned yellow and are dropping off.
I have been watering about twice per week....
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