Planting Under Oaks - RIBES SANG G SPRING SHOWERS
RIBES SANG G SPRING SHOWERS
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum 'Spring Showers'
Spring Showers Pink Flowering Currant
A deciduous shrub with an upright, vase-shaped growth habit. Aromatic leaves are lobed, fuzzy, deep green, and serrated on the edges. Good fall color. Long, drooping clusters of early spring flowers are bright, light pink. Summer berries are blackish blue with a waxy-powder coating. Attracts birds, especially hummingbirds. Native to California.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset sones: A3; 4 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 6 - 8 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun, part shade in hotter climates
Water needs: little to moderate water