Flowering Quince : Chaenomeles
Pretty flower – check, scent – check, spiky thorn to go up your nose on sniffing – check!
If you want a plant that has a pretty flower but for the rest of the year does nothing but poke you in the behind, then Chaenomeles is the one for you!
We haven’t used Chaenomeles in any of our small garden designs – but we do use lots of other plants that are much better (we think).
Why don’t you take a look