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Red-flowering Currant

Ribes sanguineum


See description and details below.


Used as an ornamental native shrub.  Blooms bright red to pink in early spring.  Attracts hummingbirds.  Fruit is blue/black.  May be heavily pruned for shape.  Drought tolerant once established.

Additional information


Mature plant height

8-10 feet

Growth rate


Shade tolerance

Soil type

Well drained soils

Seedling size

1-0, 12"-24"