Ribes sanguineum 'Elk River Red'

Ribes sanguineum 'Elk River Red'
red flowering currant
Ribes sanguineum 'Elk River Red'
red flowering currant

This selection of the red flowering currant is from the Pacific Northwest. A deciduous shrub growing 6 ft. or more tall. Early spring brings eye catching bright rosy-red blossoms in drooping clusters. A wonderful early nectar source for hummingbirds. Plant in cool sun or light shade inland with occasional to moderate summer water. Berries attract many birds including grosbeak and mockingbirds.