Plant Library

Currant Alpine

Common Name: Currant

Botanical Name: Ribes

Variety: Alpine

Blossom Color: Greenish

Bloom Time: May

Zone: 2 to 7

Exposure: Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 3-5'

Mature Width: 1-2'

Notes: Dense glossy-leafed shrub suitable for hedges in open or shady areas. Small greenish flowers in April-May. Responds well to shearing. Resists Summer blight.