Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Ribes malvaceum 'Dancing Tassels'
Chaparral currant 'Dancing Tassels'

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Ribes malvaceum ‘Dancing Tassels’ – A chaparral currant that’s native to San Clemente Island selected by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Lots and lots of long hanging flowers in late winter/early spring. These get to be in the range of H 6′ x W 5′ and are tremendous hummingbird plants. Plant them against a window and watch the hummingbirds. Plant in shade in warm inland areas but can go in full sun by the coast.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Ribes malvaceum 'Dancing Tassels'

Common Name

Chaparral currant 'Dancing Tassels'

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Shrub

Growth Rate

Moderate growth rate

Mature Size

6' tall × 5' wide

Flower Color

Light Pink

Blooming Season

Flowers Fall / Winter

Foliage

Semi-deciduous

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full sun on coast / afternoon shade inland

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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