The photo shows Alpine currant, scientific name – Ribes alpinum L. Russian folk names of this plant: Deaf currant, Mountain currant, Prosnyaka, Przheslina, Toloknyashka.

In the Moscow gardens of Alexei Mikhailovich, alpine currants were grown along with gooseberries, black and red currants and were eaten. Now alpine currant is used mainly as an ornamental plant. In the gardens of the Russian Museum, this plant grows in the bosquets of the Summer Garden.

Enjoy your walks in the autumn gardens of the Russian Museum. You can find out about the opening hours of the gardens in the fall on the site “Gardens of the Russian Museum”.

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