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Plant Details

Ribes sanguineum

Red Flowering Currant
Zone: 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Height: Maximum 8 inches
Width: Minimum 7 inches, Maximum 7 inches
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The native flowering currant welcomes spring with a showy array of rosy-pink buds softening to a rich, clear pink. The early spring flowers have a spicy fragrance and are a favorite of over-wintering hummingbirds. This deciduous shrub is a vigorous grower and a reliable performer in the garden. Use as a single filler shrub to add a splash of spring color or group together to form an informal screen. Combinations with hellebores, spring bulbs or early rhododendrons create an excellent foil for the sparkling blooms. Mix the typical form with white and red flowering currants for a celebration of color at a time when little else is in bloom.

Tough and durable, flowering currant tolerates poor soils and drought once established. In very dry locations, occasional summer watering will promote better growth. The best bloom is in full sun, but it will still have plenty of flowers in partial sun and bright open shade. Very little pruning is required to maintain the loose upright habit. If a branch strays too much out of bounds it can be removed. Plants will often sucker to form a small patch.

(Source: Great Plant Picks)

 

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A Valley Growers Nursery Hubbard, OR Email now 503-651-3535 Container: 2
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  • Andy's Nursery and Landscape Supply Salem, OR Email now 503-588-9162 Container: 1 Other: 2
    Aurora Nursery Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-7903 Container: 3
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  • Beaverlake Nursery Beavercreek, OR Email now 503-632-4787 Bare Root: X Container: 4 Cut: X Liner: 4 Seedling: X
    Brooks Tree Farm Salem, OR Email now 503-393-6300 Liner: 2 Seedling: 4
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  • Champoeg Nursery Inc. Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-6348 Bare Root: 3 Container: 3 Liner: 3 Seedling: X
    Fourth Corner Nurseries Bellingham, WA Email now 360-592-2250 Bare Root: 4 Container: 1 Liner: 4 Seedling: 4
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  • Harold M. Miller Landscape Nursery Jefferson, OR Email now 503-399-1599 Container: 2
    Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 2
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  • Scholls Valley Native Nursery LLC Forest Grove, OR Email now 503-516-9129 Bare Root: 4 Container: 2
    Sevenoaks Native Nursery LLC Albany, OR Email now 541-757-6520 Bare Root: 4 Container: 4 Liner: 4 Seedling: 4
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  • Trillium Gardens Eugene, OR Email now 541-937-5413 Container: 3 Liner: 3
    TSW Nursery Sales Inc. Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-4401 Bare Root: X BB: X Container: X
    Whitman Farms Salem, OR Email now 503-585-8728 Bare Root: X
    Willamette Gardens Corvallis, OR Email now 541-990-0948 Container: 1