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Common Name

Ranunculus, Persian Buttercup

Botanical Name

Ranunculus asiaticus


Wild species of buttercups are native to areas from south-western Asia, south eastern Europe and northern Africa

Season Availability

Late winter and early spring.


Herbaceous perennial often treated as an annual. Plants bear pretty multi-petalled flowers in both pastel and vivid colours.


White, cream, pink, orange, red, yellow

Growing Conditions

Ranunculus is a garden plant used for short term decoration indoors. It requires high light levels on a windowsill or on a patio.

Care Instructions

Keep soil moist but not wet. Remove any aged flowers to allow new ones to open. Discard plant when flowering is finished.