A hybrid, c. japonica × c. speciosa. Mostly shrubs less than 2 m tall. Branchlets generally thorny. Leaves more like those of c. japonica. Fruits apple-shaped.
Source: (2002). Rosaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.
Flowers pink to rosy red.
Flowers salmon to coral pink, single. Raised w.b. Clarke, San Jose, California, usa, 1940.
Habit dwarf. Flowers single, vermilion. Raised Barbier, France, 1913.
Habit dwarf, compact. Early flowering. Australia-raised. Flowers single, orange-scarlet.