Plant family: Grossulariaceae - Gooseberry
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Exceptional Fragrance, Fire Resistance, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People
This creek side and coastal brush shrub is a semi- drought tolerant, tall "shooter", with leaves that are similar to those of Maples. The flowers are a dazzling shade of pinkish red, setting to delicious blue-black berries that are sweetist in the late spring. This bush can be interplanted with Ribes indecorum to create a colorful, canyon hedge.
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