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bush spotted in our local council garden

bush spotted in our local council garden (Ribes speciosum)

can anyone tell me the name of this stunning bush please with bright red hanging flowers that look like jewels:)

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It is beautiful..sorry...can't help you there. I would like to know too, hopefully someone gives it a name very soon, in the meantime I shall scour the Internet for it. Was this taken today?

29 May, 2013


I have been searching..I wonder if it is 'Ribes speciosum'. Try googling it. I love it so much, I have bought myself one! :))))

29 May, 2013


Yes, I can confirm it's ribes speciosum. Flowers for about two months, and has thorny stems

29 May, 2013


thankyou all i shall now go and buy one :) it really is a stunner and yes Michaella i took the pic today while i was wandering around my small town with camera in hand:)

29 May, 2013


A great shrub indeed! I just need to find a good place for it to spread it's self freely :))

5 Jun, 2013

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