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The wild red flowering currant is native to BC and is mainly located along the coast of Vancouver Island and the lower mainland.  


The red-flowering currant is a member of the gooseberry family and grows in the form of a tall shrub ranging from 1 to 3 metres tall.  

Most Common Varieties:

  • Red currants 
  • Black currants 

Did you know?

  • The first botanical specimen of Red Flowering Currant was collected by Archibald Menzies, on Captain Vancouver’s 1792 voyage in the Pacific Northwest.  
  • The Coast Salish peoples collected and ate the fruit raw or mixed with other berries.  
  • The Red Flowering Currant is known for attracting hummingbirds and bees!  

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