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Golden Flowering Currant

Plant Facts
Common Name: Golden Flowering Currant
Botanical Name: Ribes aureum
Nativity: North America
Hardiness Zone: 5-10
Type: Shrub
Size: Height: 10′

Aesthetic Traits
Plant Form: Rounded
Foliage Color: Light green
Seasonal Features:
Fall Color: Yellow, red
Winter Form:
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: April
Fruit Color: Red berries

Ecological Traits
Light: Full sun- part shade
Soil Type:
Soil Moisture: Moist
Urban Tolerances: Sensitive to salt, medium drought tolerance
Wildlife Value: Birds, mammals

Installation & Maintenance Notes
Prune after flowering, transplants well, and can be grown from cuttings


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