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Ribes aureum v. gracillimum

Semi-perennial shrub
Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Golden flower clusters in spring fade to red. Best in coastal gardens but keep protected from wind. Inland keep cool …

Ribes aureum

Deciduous Shrub
Beautiful displays of fragrant golden-yellow flowers in late spring attract hummingbirds. Edible berries. Good fall color. Well adapted to our dry summers and wet winters. Tolerates heavy …

Ribes "Barrie Coate"

R. malvaceum “Barrie Coate”
Deciduous shrub
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Very dark pink flower clusters February-March. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age.

Ribes "Christy Ridge"

R. malvaceum “Christy Ridge”
Deciduous shrub
Winter blooming hummingbird plant, blooms Oct-Mar. Spectacular pendant pink flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age …

Ribes "Claremont"

R. sanguineum “Claremont”
Deciduous shrub
Hummingbird plant. Spectacular bright pink flower clusters in winter and spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near native oaks.

Ribes "Dancing Tassels"

R. malvaceum “Dancing Tassels”
Deciduous shrub
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age

Ribes indecorum

Deciduous shrub
Beautiful sprays of fragrant white flowers in early spring. Attracts hummingbirds. Very drought tolerant once established, great under oaks. Native to the southern California Coast Ranges.

Ribes malvaceum

Deciduous shrub
Winter blooming hummingbird plant, blooms Oct-Mar. Spectacular pendant pink flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires part shade inland.

Ribes nevadense

Deciduous shrub
Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Soft pink flower clusters in early spring through summer. Creeksides. Tolerates wet or dry conditions. Dormant in fall.

Ribes "Ortega Beauty"

R. malvaceum var. viridifolium “Ortega Beauty”
Deciduous Shrub
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Deep green leaves. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Requires …

Ribes roezlii var. cruentum

Deciduous shrub
Stunning deep red flowers hang down from clusters in Spring. Spiny Gooseberries come next.

Ribes sanguineum

Deciduous shrub
Flowers attract hummingbirds, berries attract other birds. Spectacular bright red flower clusters in early spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near oaks. Plant towards wet section in native garden.

Ribes speciosum

Evergreen Perennial shrub
Glossy green leaves, spiny stems, red trumpet flowers late winter through spring. Semi-deer-tolerant. Hummingbirds go wild! Tolerates clay soils.

Ribes "Spring Showers"

R. sanguineum “Spring Showers”
Deciduous shrub
Hummingbird plant. Spectacular draping bright pink flower clusters in winter and spring. Clay soils tolerant, grows near native oaks.

Ribes viburnifolium

Evergreen Perennial Shrub
Dark green, heavily scented foliage with red stems. Tolerates clay soil. Semi-deer-tolerant. Edible fruit.

Ribes "White Icicle"

Deciduous shrub
Icy white flower clusters in early Spring, dark blue berries in Summer. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

Fire Safe Plantings, Fire Safe Gardens

… old fronds
Parkinsonia aculeate, Palo Verde
Penstemon spp., Beard Tongue
Polystichum munitum, California Sword Fern
Ribes, Currant
Romneya coulteri, Matilija Poppy
Rudbeckia californica, California coneflower
Salvia spp., Sage
Sambucus spp …

Chaparral Currant

We’re getting into bloom season for a whole bunch of native currants.

Ribes “Barrie Coate” is a favorite for the rich deep color of the blooms. The berries are …

Chaparral Currant

Ribes malvaceum ‘Dancing Tassels’
I’ve posted other Ribes in bloom on the blog. This is the first of the Chaparral currants to make it on here.
The pendant blooms …

Chapparal Currant

Ribes “Barrie Coate” is coming into full bloom. I see that it has probably the most saturated color of the flowering currants, all native to California, that I am aware …

Flowering Currant

More Ribes sanguineum “Claremont” blooming. This seems to be dominating the nursery right now.
Far Out Flora has some luscious pictures from Golden Gate Park.
But there are more Ribes

Flowering Currant

Ribes “Dancing Tassels”
Chaparral Currant
California Native
Deciduous shrub
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
Water: Occasional
Size: 6 ft.
Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Spectacular pendant rose flower clusters. Woody …

Flowering Currant

Ribes sanguineum ‘Claremont’
This native flowering currant has delicious fruit, if you like currants that is, and you know who you are. But it’s really all about the flowers …

Flowering Currants

Ribes sanguineum
The California native currants are in full bloom now, with fresh new green leaves popping up everywhere too. We have 3 or 4 varieties right now, so you …

Fuchsia-Flowering Gooseberry

This California native spiny Ribes is also blooming. The flowers are rather low down on the plant, so I had to raise it up to photograph. Either that, or I …

Golden Currant

Ribes aureum v. gracillimum
Here’s a sweet and edible California native shrub, to 5ft. tall. It’s definitely a coastal plant and doesn’t do well with inland heat …

Island Gooseberry, Catalina Perfume

Ribes viburnifolium in bloom.
These are a smaller ribes than the blooming ribes I posted a couple days ago. It only gets 2 to 3 feet tall, but will grow …

Pink Flowering Currant

Yesterday’s Spiny Gooseberry was the most unusual California Native Ribes we’ve had this year, but today…

Ribes sanguineum ‘Spring Showers’ is much more popular, what with these dripping …