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botanical name:
Ribes speciosum
Ribes speciosum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Current, Fuchia-flowered current, Fuchia-flowered gooseberry
family:  Grossulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Semi-evergreen with bristly, arching stems of shiny, lobed green leaves. Slender, deep-red fuchsia-like flowers hang along the branches in late spring. Sometimes produces bristly red fruit.

May be effectively wall trained.

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