Ribes sanguineum 'Pokey's Pink'
Pokey's Pink Flowering Currant
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf deciduous multistemmed shrub, 6-8 × 6 ft (1.8-2.4 × 1.8 m), upright-arching to rounded habit. Leaves alternate, simple. Light pink flowers in drooping clusters. Fruit blue-black with whitish bloom.
- Sun, for best flower production, but does well in part shade. Drought tolerant when established.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Reportedly this plant was a chance discovery in the Columbia Gorge.