New Neighborhood Voice

April 2, 2006

Arvind Kumar's
In Praise of Ribes

Return to Home Page 
Return to Edition 35

Golden currant (Ribes aureum gracillimum)
is a lovely drought-tolerant local native


Pink-flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum
glutinosum)
is a beautiful shrub in full
bloom that is a big draw for hummingbirds

 

Chaparral currant (Ribes malvaceum) is a drought-tolerant,
evergreen shrub that looks great in the back of a bed


Fuchsia-flowered gooseberry (Ribes speciosum) is one of the
most beautiful shrubs in full bloom, and hummingbirds agree

(Photos from Arvind Kumar)

Return to Edition 35
Return to Top

Copyrightę 2006 by Judy Thompson.  All rights reserved.