Flowering Quince / ATTRACTS: Butterflies. Plant with Butterfly Bush which also attracts Butterflies. Plant where you can see from your favorite window. Drought resistant. "Red" Flowering Quince will also attract Hummingbirds.
Flowering Quince - one of the early bloomers in Spring. I have one - you just need to keep it well-pruned and manage the "suckers" so it grows nicely.
Japanese flowering quince (Chaenomeles japonica): Flowering quince is an adaptable, easy to grow shrub that does best in full sun. Use it as a hedge or barrier plant or in a shrub border. Tall types can be used as specimens or can be espaliered to accent a wall or fence. Grows up to 10' tall in full sun. Zones 4-10