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Ribes malvaceum 'Dancing Tassels'

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Species Name: Ribes malvaceum 'Dancing Tassels'
Common Name: Dancing Tassels Chaparral Current

Beautiful deciduous shrub for shady areas. Pale pink flower tassels are 4 to 5 inches long. Hummingbird favorite.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Loose, rounded
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter
Flower Color: Light pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden by Bart O' Brien and Tom Hayduk of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Origin: San Clemente Island
Natural Habitat: Canyons, hills, foothills, chaparral

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