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RIBES laurifolium 'Amy Doncaster'

Commonly known as Flowering currant

An attractive form which is more dwarfish in habit
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - ovate-oblong, scalloped, leathery, dark green leaves 5-10cm (2-4in) long
  • White - greenish white
  • Height - to 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - dioecious shrub (male and female needed for berry production). More compact than the species. Produces flowers in pendent racemes 5cm (2in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - hermaphrodite or male flowers
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, leaf spot, powdery mildew, honey fungus, coral spot
  • Place of origin - western China. Garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
Ribes - Growing Guide
to 1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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