Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Ribes sanguineum Pursh var. flore pleno

See Ribes sanguineum Pursh for more detail on the species.  Flore pleno is a double-flowered form.  [RHSD].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Included among desiderata in a letter to John Lindley dated 15th February 1848 but was not marked ‘arrived’ on Macarthur’s copy [MP A2933-1, p.157].  It was requested of Lindley again on 1st February, 1849 [MP A2933-1, p.182a].


Published Mar 27, 2010 - 04:27 PM | Last updated Mar 27, 2010 - 04:31 PM

Family Grossulariaceae
Region of origin

Western North America

Common Name

Double flowering currant, Double white currant

Name in the Camden Park Record

Ribes sanguinea flore pleno 

Confidence level high