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Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White' (Persian buttercup 'Aviv White')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.15m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White'

Other names

Persian buttercup 'Aviv White'

Genus

Ranunculus Ranunculus

Variety or Cultivar

'Aviv White' _ 'Aviv White' is a tender, compact, upright, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with ovate to rounded, deeply lobed, dark green leaves and branching stems bearing cup-shaped, double, white flowers in late spring and early summer.


Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity

Contact with sap may irritate skin.

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Slugs , Snails

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White' (Persian buttercup 'Aviv White') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.15m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Dormant by mid- to late summer. Best grown in containers, a bulb frame, or alpine house in a loam-based compost in full light. Do not overwater. Outdoors, grow in well-drained soil in sun. Allow leaves to die back completely before lifting & storing.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White'

Other names

Persian buttercup 'Aviv White'

Genus

Ranunculus Ranunculus

Variety or Cultivar

'Aviv White' _ 'Aviv White' is a tender, compact, upright, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with ovate to rounded, deeply lobed, dark green leaves and branching stems bearing cup-shaped, double, white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Clump-forming, Upright

Toxicity

Contact with sap may irritate skin.


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf-mining sawflies , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White' (Persian buttercup 'Aviv White') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.15m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Dormant by mid- to late summer. Best grown in containers, a bulb frame, or alpine house in a loam-based compost in full light. Do not overwater. Outdoors, grow in well-drained soil in sun. Allow leaves to die back completely before lifting & storing.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv White' (Persian buttercup 'Aviv White')

Common pest name

Scientific pest name

Hyalesthes obsoletus

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

General biosecurity comments

Planthopper which can vector the pathogen causing Potato stolbur disease. Present elsewhere in Europe and increasing its range due to a new a nettle-preferring race. Main breeding hosts are not traded as planting material; but some minor hosts (e.g. Lavender) are.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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