Ranunculus asiaticus

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  • Common Name: Persian Buttercup
  • Plant Story:

    A tuberous-rooted plant, Ranunculus asiaticus features cup-shaped, poppy-like flowers in bright shades of paper -think petals that are red, purple, pink, and white with purple-black anthers. Flowers appear on top of mounds of parley-like leaves.

  • Type: Bulb Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Purple,Pink,White,Yellow,Red
  • Planting Zone: 8-10
  • Height: 1-2 ft
  • Spread: 1-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Beds, borders, or containers
  • Leaf: Parsley-like foliage
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Root rot
  • Form: Clump-forming
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Plant after last frost date. After spent flowers, dig tubers, cut off tops and store in dry location.


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