Ribes sanguineum ‘White Icicle’ (also called Ribes sanguineum 'Ubric' and Flowering currant 'White Icicle')
Upright, deciduous, medium-size shrub with aromatic, lobed leaves. Fast growing. Can be grown as a specimen or used for hedging.
Spring flowering. Attractive red/brown bark in winter.
Upright habit, fairly dense. H & S: 1.5m x 1.5m
Young stems reddish/brown. Older stems brown and slightly crusty looking.
Bright green, aromatic, three-lobed leaves grow in opposite pairs.
Long clusters of pendulous, white flowers; early spring.
Sun or partial shade.
Any fertile well drained soil.
Needs regular pruning, preferably once a year, to keep the plant bushy. Benefits from a spring mulch on light soils.
Plant 20cm cuttings outside in autumn.
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