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Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum 'Claremont'

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Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum 'Claremont'
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum 'Claremont'

Species Name: Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum 'Claremont'
Common Name: Claremont Pink-flowering Currant

Excellent in dry shade. Features very showy flower clusters. Important food source for birds. Forage source for Coppers and Angelwings.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden. Introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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