Ribes sanguineum 'White Icicle' COPF

Common Name:
White flowering currant
Plant Type:
Deciduous shrub
Grossulariaceae (The Gooseberry Family)
Geographic Origin:
Western United States
California Native?:
Plant Size:
6-8 feet high by 8 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Winter and spring
Flower Color:
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Vase shaped shrub displays white flowers in slightly pendant clusters in spring. Leaves are aromatic, and blue berries follow the flowers. Best in sun or part shade, though part shade is preferable in the hotter interior, with reasonably well drained soil and moderate watering.