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botanical name:
Ribes sanguineum 'Brocklebankii'
Ribes sanguineum 'Brocklebankii' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Current
family:  Grossulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Slow growing and smaller than other varieties. The leaves are golden yellow and hold their colour throughout the season, even when grown in shade. Reddish pink flowers in early spring.

cultivation:
Any reasonable well drained soil, in sun or part shade. Tends to scorch in strong full sun.

Prune after flowering, cutting back some of the older stems to ground level.

propagation:
From cuttings taken in autumn

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