Currant Affairs

Ribes sanguineum

(flowering currant or red-flowering currant)

Two weeks ago the buds were tightly closed, yet already such a pretty splash of colour…

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Ten days later the buds started opening at the top of each raceme

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One by one

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From bud to berry – several weeks of pleasure, even if the berries are not of the edible kind. The bees adore these flowers too.

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