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Ribes sanguineum

A spectacular deciduous shrub that blooms in February with long pink tassels, flowering currant can reach 10 feet tall and wide. It loves both sun and shade, grows quickly, and ranks among the most easy and adaptable favorites in the garden for both man and bird.



Under an Oak at Tilden.



Trinity Alps North Coast Range.



Trinity Alps North Coast Range.



Typical appearance of fragrant leaves. An upright, sometimes large shrub with bold deciduous leaves.



Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum at the nursery. A spectacular deciduous shrub that blooms in February with long pink tassels, flowering currant can reach 10 feet tall and wide. It loves both sun and shade, grows quickly, and ranks among the most easy and adaptable favorites in the garden for both man and bird.



Claremont (SF form is similar).

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