Ribes malvaceum
Chaparral Currant
Grossulariaceae
Exposure
Sun or part shade
Water
No summer water
Form
Deciduous shrub
Height
7 feet
Flower color
Pink
Bloom time
Winter
Chaparral currant is a valuable addition to the winter garden, beginning to flower in late fall and
continuing through winter. It provides garden color and nectar for hummingbirds when little else is
blooming. Requires good drainage. Unlike other currants this one is late summer deciduous.
Habitat
Chaparral, oak woodland