Ribes sanguineum King Edward VII
Ornamental currants are popular flowering shrubs; Ribes sanguineum King Edward VII is the most popular variety. A compact bush with many upright stems, itproduces cascading bunches ofcrimson flowers in spring and has a pleasant spicy scent. The attractive foliage on this deciduous shrub turns yellow, pink andred in autumn. It can also be used as hedging.
Details Ribes sanguineum King Edward VII
- Bee Friendly
- Blooms: March – April
- Flower colour: red
- Full grown: 3 Years
- Full grown height: 1 m – 1.25 m
- Full grown width: 75 – 100 cm
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of King Edward Vii
Plant in fertile well drained soil if possible however it does tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions. Prune annually immediately after flowering, flowers grow on the previous seasons growth .