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Ribes speciosum



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Ribes speciosum

Common Name: Fuchsia-flowered Gooseberry

A drought-deciduous shrub with arching, sharply thorned branches. Leaves are lobed, glossy, and deep green. In early spring, drooping, fuchsia-like flowers bloom in red. Summer berries are orange and thorny. Provides habitat for many birds, especially hummingbirds. Native to California.

USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 10

Mature Height: 4 - 6 feet

Mature Width: 4 - 6 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low, Moderate