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Ribes laurifolium
Evergreen Flowering Currant

Ribes laurifolium
Ribes laurifolium
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An unusual native to parts of Western China, Ribes laurifolium is an evergreen shrub with lovely, sweetly scented flowers in late winter or early spring. The cup-shaped, flowers are greenish-yellow and hang in pendant clusters. They stand out well against the large, dark green leaves. A charming, low garden plant.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (approx 3 - 4 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • Position: Sun or shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Ribes laurifolium requires shelter from cold winter winds.
  • Flowering Period: Greenish-yellow
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Ribes laurifolium grows to be a small, spreading shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
  • Notes: Ribes laurifolium can be slow to establish and often take a year or two to settle down when first planted out.

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