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Red Flowering Currant


Growth: This species grows 3-9 feet (1-3m) tall.

Habitat:  It is mostly found in dry, open woods.

Bloom time:  February-April.  

Fruit ripens:  August-September.

Use by Wildlife: Flowers are pollinated by insects and hummingbirds. The pink and red flowers are like beacons to migrating Rufous Hummingbirds.  Make sure to put out your hummingbird feeders when you first begin to see Red Flowering Currant bloom in early spring! The foliage is eaten by Zephyr and other butterfly larvae. The berries are eaten by various songbirds and small mammals.

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