Drooping pale green/white/purple flowers in April and May produce delicious pale purple gooseberries by early summer, rounded lobed leaves turn red in fall, prickly canes, attracts hummingbirds and native bees, excellent wildlife food (birds love the berries), thrives in dry, rich, rocky woodlands with dappled sun. Host plant to the Gray Comma Butterfly (Polygonia progne), which is quite rare in our neck of the woods.
3-5 feet tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 5a-7a
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