Position: Warm in full sun or against a sunny wall.
Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Somewhat hardy, this prefers shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: April.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Ribes speciosum grows to be a medium sized shrub with arching branches.
Height: 1.5 - 2 m or a little larger against a wall
Spread: 1.5 - 2 m or a little larger against a wall
Notes: In California hummingbirds visit this plant and pollinate it which may be why unless you are very fortunate, it rarely fruits in the UK.