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Ribes sanguineum - flowering currant

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Not an edible currant but an ornamental one, and very pretty at that. Rock solid cold hardy, heaps of flowers, resilient and sturdy if neglected and blooms back to life with some TLC and a good prune. Makes a lovely informal hedge. Flower colour is generally mid-light pink but may vary from plant to plant.

Ribes sanguineum - flowering currant

DESCRIPTION: Deciduous ornamental shrub with light green large soft leaves and clusters of pink flowers in early spring, followed by small dark purple berries. Rub the leaves and smell the blackcurrant scent.
USE IN: Ornamental borders, informal hedging especially in flower gardens or around kitchen gardens.
LOCATION: Plant in full sun to part shade in any well-draining soil. Frost and drought tolerant once established.
CARE: Provide plenty of water during the first 12 weeks or until the plant is established and regularly in dry periods. Feed with liquid fertiliser monthly during spring and summer for lush coverage.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  3 m H x 2 - 3 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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