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botanical name:
Ribes sanguineum
Ribes sanguineum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Current
family:  Grossulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 2.40m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: black
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
Upright, spineless, deciduous bush with 3 or 5 lobed, toothed, pungently aromatic, slightly hairy leaves. Pendant racemes of deep pink flowers in spring followed by black berries.

Any reasonable well drained soil, in sun or part shade.

Prune after flowering, cutting back some of the older stems to ground level.

From cuttings taken in autumn

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