Ribes speciosum
Fuschia-flowered Gooseberry
Grossulariaceae
Exposure
Sun or part shade
Water
Occasional water
Form
Deciduous shrub
Height
6 feet
Flower color
Red
Bloom time
Winter
Named for its narrow pendant red flowers this shrub provides winter nectar for hummingbirds. It is
very spiny and summer deciduous and grows well on banks where the flowers can be viewed from
below. Can be found in Carmel Valley and the Santa Lucias.
Habitat
Chapparal, oak woodland
Warning Bears numerous spines