Chaenomeles Superba – Crimson and Gold, Japanese Quince – Crimson and Gold, a shrub, is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. Chaenomeles Superba is spiny with glossy green leaves that blooms in early spring with crimson red flowers. It is deciduous and bears a fruit that is fragrant. You can propagate from cuttings. Plant Chaenomeles Superba in partial shade in well-drained soil. Chaenomeles Superba – Crimson and Gold is native to Japan, China and Korea. Chaenomeles Superba – Crimson and Gold is related to Quince and therefore sometimes called Japanese Quince.