Beautiful ornamental shrub with drooping flower clusters that may be white to deep red and grow in clusters of 10-20 flowers. Grows 3-10′ tall with crooked stems and reddish bark. This deciduous shrub has irregular leaves with five lobes. The berries are blue-black with a waxy bloom. Hummingbirds and butterflies, and bees love red flowering currant.
|Habitats||Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Shade Preference||full sun, part shade|
|Soil Tolerance||Best on well-drained soils|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Ornamental; Deer resistant|