Flowering Currant

Ribes sanguineum

Flowering Currant - Ribes sanguineum

Common Name: Flowering Currant
Genus: Ribes
Species: sanguineum
Cultivar: ‘Pulborough Scarlet’

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes a good hedge

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, Red
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

This upright deciduous shrub produces deep pink flowers in spring. The leaves are fragrant and mid-green. The flowers are followed by small, round, black fruit. This shrub can be used as a hedging plant.



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