General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fragrant
Fruiting Time: Other: This hybrid does not set fruit.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Flowers are red with yellow throat
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Common names
  • Currant
  • Flowering Currant

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Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2014-03-21

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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