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Ribes sanguineum ‘King Edward Seventh’

For sale by Jim Edwards

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Pot SizeTotal Price
4 litres

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Plant Finder: about Ribes sanguineum ‘King Edward Seventh’

Common names

Flowering currant, Currant


Ribes sanguineum ‘King Edward Seventh’ (Flowering currant). A compact, deciduous, upright shrub with small, tubular, deep pink flowers freely borne from mid spring to late spring. Bears aromatic, lobed, obovate, dark green leaves, occasionally followed by rounded, black fruit.


They are fully to frost hardy and will need moist, rich soil with full sun to semi-shade.

Interest and use

Hedging. Spring interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Ribes sanguineum ‘King Edward Seventh’ | Louth, Lincs, LN11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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