Ribes sanguineum 'Ubric'

White Icicle™ flowering currant

Deciduous Shrub

White flowering cultivar of the Pacific Northwest flowering currant. Ribes sanguineum 'Ubric' WHITE ICICLE™ has showy, pendulous blooms in early spring. A deciduous shrub that is drought tolerant when established; it is also adapted to winter wet, summer dry conditions.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 48 - 96 tall x 36 - 72 wide
Shape / Form: Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Native Plant

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream, White
Bloom Season: Spring, Mar

Fruit Description: Black, Blue

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Hedges and Screens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Late Winter / Early Spring
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos