Plant Catalog - RIBES SANG KING EDWARD VII
RIBES SANG KING EDWARD VII
Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII'
King Edward VII Red Flowering Currant
A deciduous shrub with upright, arching branches. Aromatic leaves are lobed, fuzzy, green, and serrated on the edges. Foliage turns yellow in fall. Extra showy, drooping clusters of spring flowers are vibrant crimson-pink. Summer berries are blackish blue. Attracts birds, especially hummingbirds. Native to California.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset sones: A3; 4 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 6 feet high and 4 - 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun, partial shade in hotter climates
Water needs: little to moderate water