Chaenomeles ×superba (Frahm) Rehder

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: Spencer, R. (2002). Rosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

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Chaenomeles ×superba 'Columbia'

Flowers pink to rosy red.

Chaenomeles ×superba 'Juliet'

Flowers salmon to coral pink, single. Raised w.b. Clarke, San Jose, California, usa, 1940.

Chaenomeles ×superba 'Vermilion'

Habit dwarf. Flowers single, vermilion. Raised Barbier, France, 1913.

Chaenomeles ×superba 'Winter Cheer'

Habit dwarf, compact. Early flowering. Australia-raised. Flowers single, orange-scarlet.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Rosales
family       Rosaceae
genus        Chaenomeles Lindl.