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Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum 'Tranquillon Ridge'

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Species Name: Ribes sanguineum v. glutinosum 'Tranquillon Ridge'
Common Name: Tranquillon Ridge Pink-Flowering Currant

This large selection--10' x 10'--comes from a plant found on Tranquillon Ridge in Santa Barbara. Dark pink flower buds open into medium pink flowers. Does best with some shade. Drought-tolerant on coast, some summer water inland.

Plant Family: Grossulariaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 10' H x 10' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Early spring
Flower Color: Pink
Distribution: Selection from Tranquillon Ridge in Santa Barbara
Natural Habitat: Selection from Tranquillon Ridge in Santa Barbara, under bishop pines. Introduced by native Sons Nursery

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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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