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Ribes viburnifolium

Family: Grossulariaceae

Common names: CURRANT, FLOWERING CURRANT, GOOSEBERRY

Native to: California

Sentiment: currant thy frown will kill me

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: erect, open form, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 13 feet

Flower

red

Leaf

green

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Edible: fruit

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: foliage aromatic

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry, moderate

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