Catalina Currant

Ribes viburnifolium

Catalina Currant  - Ribes viburnifolium

Catalina Currant

Ribes viburnifolium

Ribes viburnifolium is a wonderful upright ground cover with evergreen foliage.  A wonderfully versitile plant that can be grown in sun or shade, and is one of the select few plants that is suitable for growing beneath Oak trees being that it can take dry soils, given it's well-drained.  Ribes viburnifolium has a very open growth habit with long medium brown stems with oval leaves, and will bloom in Winter into Spring.  It will get about 3 feet tall by about 5 to 6 feet wide.  Native to California and Baja.  Hardy to about 20 deg. F. 


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Sun Or Shade

Water Needs: Low

Bloom Season: Winter/spring

Mature Height: 2-3'

Mature Width: 5-6'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Woodland Garden, Zen Garden, Shade Plants


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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