Botanical name: Ranunculus asiaticus
Other names: Persian buttercup, Turban buttercup, Persian crowfoot
Species: R. asiaticus - R. asiaticus is an herbaceous perennial with divided leaves arranged at its base. In spring and summer, it produces double rosette-like flowers on upright stems. These flowers may be yellow, red, pink or white.
Ranunculus asiaticus is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Red, Pink, Yellow in Spring; Pink, Yellow, White, Red in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
Toxicity: Contact with sap may irritate skin.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Ranunculus asiaticus (Persian buttercup) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Require a dry, dormant period in summer. Best grown in containers, a bulb frame, or alpine house in a equal mix of loam, leaf mould, and grit in full light. Do not overwater. If planted outdoors, lift, dry & store over winter in cold areas.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)
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