Scientific Name: Ranunculus asiaticus
Common Name: ranunculus, Persian buttercup
Family Name: Ranunculaceae
Origin: Africa, Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Annual, Flowering cut plant, Flowering pot plant
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Open
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Cut flower or foliage, Floristry, Indoor plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Obovate, Ovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Panicle, White, Orange, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Red, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Achene, Green, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves dissected, parsley-like; flowers cup-shaped, poppy-like, up to 5cm wide, common cultivars with many petals in red, pink, purple, yellow or white, purple-black anthers.