Plant Catalogue – Ribes Shrubs

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RibesWell drained soil in sun or part shade. D/E

 

R. alpinum Greenish yellow flowers in April, red berries may follow. Mid green leaves, deciduous. Height 1 to 2 metres. Spread about 1 m. D

R. x gordonianum Drooping racemes of bronze-red flowers, yellow within, April. Lobed mid green leaves, deciduous. Height 2 to 2.5 metres. Spread 1.2 to 1.8 metres. D

R. laurifolium E Pendent racemes of greenish yellow flowers which may be followed by red, turning to black, berries. Leathery mid-green leaves, evergreen. Height 0.3 to 0.6 metres. Spread to about 1 metre.

Ribes odoratumR. odoratum (Was known as Ribes aureum) Clove scented yellow flowers in April. Shiny green, lobed leaves, turn yellow in the autumn, deciduous. Height 2 to 2.5 metres. Spread 1.2 to 1.8 metres. D

Ribes sanguineum BrockebankiiR. sanguineum ‘Brocklebankii’  Pendent clusters of pink flowers from March to May sometimes followed by white bloomed black fruits. Golden yellow leaves on pale stems, deciduous. Height and Spread 0.5 to 1 metre. Part shade. The leaves can be scorched in full sun. D

R. sanguineum ‘King Edward VII’  Pendulous clusters of deep crimson flowers from late March to May. Mid green leaves, like a blackcurrants, deciduous.  Height 2 to 3 metres.  Spread 1.5 to 2.5 metres. D

Ribes sanquineum Pulborough ScarletR. sanguineum ‘Pulborough Scarlet’ AGM Pendulous clusters of deep red flowers from late March to May. Mid green leaves, like those of a blackcurrant, deciduous.  Height 2 to 3 metres.  Spread 1.5 to 2.5 m.  D
R. sanguineum WHITE ICICLE ‘Ubric’ AGM Pendulous clusters of white flowers from late March to May. Mid green leaves, like a blackcurrants, deciduous.  Height 1.8 to 2.4 metres.  Spread 1.5 to 1.8 metres.  PROTECTED VARIETY. PROPAGATION ILLEGAL. D
Ribes speciosumR. speciosum AGM    Slender, Fuchsia like, rich red flowers hang on the undersides of the branches. Shiny green leaves on bristly, reddish, stems, semi-evergreen. Height about 2 metres, more if against a wall. Spread 1.2 to 1.5 metres. Best in a sheltered site. May drop its leaves in hard weather. E