Ribes alpinum 'Aureum'

Alpine Currant

Plant Type:

DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

Ribes alpinum ‘Aureum’ – ​4 available. This is a dwarf form of Alpine Currant with yellow leaves in full sun become more lime or greenish-yellow in summer. Flower racemes, 1” to 2” long, are also greenish yellow. Older wood exfoliates. It will make an easy, tough and low maintenance filler plant or a low hedge or edging plant. R. a. ‘Aureum’ is best planted in any good soil to which dolomitic limestone has been added. Cutting grown.


Height:

36 In

Spread:

36 In

Colors:

Yellow Green

Characteristics and Attributes for Ribes alpinum 'Aureum'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Deer Resistant

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Labyrinth
  • Shrub Border
  • Hedge
  • Foundation
  • Hedgerow
  • Rock Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Fertile
  • Calcareous
  • Draining
  • Average

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown