flowering currant


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flowering currant

n
(Plants) an ornamental shrub, Ribes sanguineum, growing to 2 to 3 metres (6 to 9ft) in height, with red, crimson, yellow, or white flowers: family Saxifragaceae
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Her question read: The garden of the house I have moved to is full of common types of shrub such as forsythia and flowering currant. They have been badly neglected shrubs and I want to replace them with less common kinds - hardy, preferably evergreen and with scented flowers if possible.
This is an unusual flowering currant with long slender tube shaped flowers.
TAKE hardwood cuttings of shrubs such as dogwood (right), forsythia and flowering currant.
"Plants such as flowering currant and lungwort are ideal for them then.
If you want a bit of springtime colour from shrubs you plant now then there should be a good selection to choose from - how about a flowering currant with flower trusses in red or pink each up to 10cm (4in) long, a star magnolia, magnolia stellata with breathtakingly beautiful white or palest pink star-shaped flowers on bare stems?
* Prune back spring flowering shrubs such as flowering currant and forsythia.
CHEER yourself up - pick a few stems of forsythia or maybe even a flowering currant and pop them in a vase in the house.
Near the mouth of the Columbia River he came across the flowering currant (ribes sanquineum).
Prune spring-flowering shrubs where necessary as the blooms fade - forsythia, flowering currant, mahonias and the rest.
The drought-tolerant flowering currant, Ribes sanguineum, produces brilliant red flowers now.
PLANT OF THE WEEK RIBES SPECIOSUM The flowering currant, Ribes sanguineum, is a familiar sight in many gardens - a reliable foot soldier of hedges and shrubberies.
RIBES SPECIOSUM THE flowering currant, Ribes sanguineum, is a familiar sight in many gardens, but it does however have a cousin, Ribes speciosum, which deserves to be planted more widely.