April - September
Common name: Ranunculus, Persian buttercup, Buttercups
Genus Name: Ranunculus Asiaticus
Family Name: Ranunculaceae
Place of Origin: South-eastern Europe to south-western Asia
How long do they last? 5-7 days
Extremely popular and widely used in floristry, this flower is a perennial herb and has a distinct flower head with multiple layered petals. Some people confuse ranunculi with peonies, especially when the flowers haven’t flourished because of their similar ball-shape.
Did you know?
The ranunculus symbolises love and attraction and was traditionally used by Native Americans to treat sore muscles and joints.
Re-cut stems and use cut flower food for an extended vase life.