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Less common than Red Flowering Currant, the Golden Currant is just as good at attracting hummingbirds and other pollinators with its fragrant yellow flowers. It has vibrant new growth color and good fall color too. The golden currant produces edbile berries and typically grows along forest edges, streams and open meadows with mosit soils.    

Golden Currant

  • Golden Currant - Ribes divaricatum


    Size: 3-10' tall and wide


    Growing Conditions: Full to Part Sun, Dry to Moist Soils


    Features: Yellow flowers in April and May. Colorful new growth. Forms thickets and spreads by root rizomes. Fall color. Drought Tolerate. Wildlife Habitat


    Natural Habitat: Open meadows and moist forest


    Companion Plants: Oaks, Pacific Ninebark, Mock Orange, Pacific Rhodo Yellow Monkeyflower, Evergreen Huckleberry

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