Red Flowering Current #1 gal.
A beautiful, ornamental mid-height deciduous shrub, Red-Flowering Currant grows rapidly to 8-10.'
The many upright stems lack the sharp spines of other currants. Gray-green leaves.
Gorgeous pendant red to pink flowers clusters bloom in late winter to spring before the leaves unfurl. Black fruit with powdery bloom.
Drought tolerant, sun to partial shade/sun, food source for butterfly caterpillars and other wildlife; Hummingbirds flock to the flowers for nectar from their southern migrations; among species considered to be the most valuable wildlife plants by ODFW Naturescaping (2001) reference.