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Flowering Currant

Flowering Currant shrub

From £1.79

Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedge plants are a wonderful addition to any space. With fragrant clusters of pendulous flowers that provide an early nectar for bees, Flowering Currant is a great informal shrub. Flowering Currant also provides edible currant like berries and its foliage releases a lovely aroma when crushed.

  • Best Features: fragrant flowers, scented foliage, wildlife friendly, berries
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-2m
  • Growth Rate: Average | 30-40cm
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, normal soil, sheltered or exposed, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: Other shrubs for hedging
Grouped product items
ImageRoot TypeHeight NowExtra InfoNo Per
Metre
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Flowering currant 40/60cm bare root
Flowering currant 40/60cm bare root

Bare Root

40/60cm

5 to 7

£1.79

£1.79

£1.69

£1.69

£1.59

Flowering currant 60/90cm bare root
Flowering currant 60/90cm bare root

Bare Root

60/90cm

5 to 7

£4.09

£3.99

£3.99

£3.89

£3.89

Flowering Currant 40/60cm 2L pot
Flowering Currant 40/60cm 2L pot

Pot Grown
2L Pot

40/60cm

3 to 5

£7.99

£7.79

£7.79

£7.69

£7.59

Flowering Currant hedge (Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII') description

Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' will grow in almost all soils in full sun to partial shade. A deciduous shrub, the flowering currant bush makes a good informal hedge.

Most popular uses for Flowering Currant hedging

Flowering Currant hedges make a great wildlife friendly habitat or informal feature. The edible berries and floral nectar of Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' are a favourite with passing wildlife.

Combine Flowering Currant with

You can plant your Flowering currant with other shrubs for hedging.

Growth rate of Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedges

Flowering Currant is an average growing plant and should achieve 30-40cm per year. Ribes sanguineum is great for hedging of 2-3m.

Care advice for Flowering Currant shrubs

A light prune in late winter or early spring is all that Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedges require. Please view the best4hedging planting instructions and advice section for further information.

Suggested planting density for Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' hedging

For information regarding planting density for flowering currant, please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' is available year round as pot grown plants. Bare root Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' plants are available for delivery from November to late April/early May and can be pre-ordered from mid-summer.

On the whole, our Flowering Currant hedging plants are UK grown by our hands-on nursery team who are thoroughly experienced. On the rare occasion that we source Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward VII' from outside of the UK we go strive to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best for hedging we go to every length to provide the freshest condition plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our superb prices. Rest assured, you can buy Flowering Currant hedging online with complete confidence.

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all costs & min.order

min. order
free delivery

bare
root

root
ball

pot grown
& topiary

cell
grown

instant
trough

trees

planting essentials

standard box delivery
£14.99

£60

bare roots up to 1.2m

-

pot size up to and including 7.5L

all
(min qty 12)

-

ornamental & fruit trees

all tools, irrigation, canes & mulch matting

tall box delivery
£14.99

£60

bare roots 1.2m+

 

 

 

 

 

 

pallet delivery
£60.00

£350

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all

pot size 10L & above,  root ball & topiary

-

all
(min qty 3)

 

topsoil

pleached trees delivery
£450.00

£1500

 

 

 

 

 

All pleached trees

 

 

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