OPEN FROM DAWN TO DUSK
Map 1236 N. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA
(West of Polliwog Park)
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CA Native Currants
goldencurrant
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Ribes aureumCA Native
GOLDEN CURRANT
Uses: Attractive shrub. Early flowers turn into berries. Wildlife magnet. With extra water, will remain evergreen.
Sun Exposure
Sun/Partial sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sand to clay
Height & Width
6' x 2'-3'
Flowers
Winter/Spring; Yellow
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen with water
 
pinkfloweringcurrant
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Ribes sanguineumCA Native
PINK FLOWERING CURRANT
Uses: Under tall trees, as accent plant, hedge. Edible fruit. Upright shrub with showy flower spray. Likes dry shade.
Sun Exposure
Shade/part shade
Water Requirements
Semi-dry to semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
5' x 5'
Flowers
Early spring; Pink/red
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
pinkfloweringcurrant
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Ribes malvaceum "Dancing Tassels"CA Native
CHAPARRAL CURRANT
Uses: Under trees, as accent plant, as hedge. Pretty flowers. Upright bushy shrub with fragrant leaves. Likes dry shade.
Sun Exposure
Part sun/part shade
Water Requirements
Semi-dry/semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
5'8"  x 5' 8"
Flowers
Winter/spring; Pink
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
catalinaorevergreencurrant
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Ribes viburnifoliumEndangered CA Native
CATALINA or EVERGREEN CURRANT
Uses: Under trees, groundcover, shaded pots. Fragrant leaves provide cover for wildlife. Small flower.
Sun Exposure
Part sun to shade
Water Requirements
Semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to rocky
Height & Width
3'  x  3'  -  6'
Flowers
Wint/Spring; Maroon
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 


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