Monday, February 18th, 2013

Videos - Instructional18 Feb 2013 04:05 pm

I can’t even watch. I don’t recommend you watch. I’ve posted this in a small window so you don’t have to see too much detail so don’t click through and see the full size video. Don’t!


California Native Plants&Photography18 Feb 2013 06:59 am

Ribes Barrie Coate

Ribes “Barrie Coate” is coming into full bloom. I see that it has probably the most saturated color of the flowering currants, all native to California, that I am aware of.

I like it!

Ribes malvaceum “Barrie Coate”
Chaparral Currant

California Native
Deciduous shrub

Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
Water: Occasional
Size: 6 ft.

Winter blooming hummingbird plant. Very dark pink flower clusters February-March. Woody branches have peeling red bark as they age. Hardy to 25F.