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Ribes sanguineum 'Brocklebankii'
Common Name: Red Flowering Currant Family: Grossulariaceae (The Gooseberry Family)

Ribes sanguineum 'Brocklebankii'
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A new form of our native red flowering currant with wonderful gold leaves and pink flowers. The leaves emerge bright gold in spring and gradually cool to chartreuse by summer. Morning sun and afternoon shade would be ideal as the leaves can scorch in too much heat and light. But if you can get the spot right you will certainly be rewarded.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Moist to dry forests and rock outcrops in lowlands and mountains.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypeShrub  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread3-5'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGold 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeYes    

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