Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum 'Claremont'

Common Name:
Pink flowering currant
Plant Type:
Deciduous shrub
Grossulariaceae (The Gooseberry Family)
Geographic Origin:
California Native?:
Plant Size:
6 feet high by 8 feet wide
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Winter and spring
Flower Color:
Light pink
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Vase shaped shrub from California's coastal ranges has aromatic leaves and displays pendant clusters of small pink flowers in early spring. Best in cool sun to part shade, in reasonably well drained soil with moderate to occasional watering.