Magnificently colored, delicate, and very thin petals all describe Ranunculus.They are a very special flower. Ranunculus’s often are found to look like origami type creations with their delicate, multiple layered petals. These flowers grow extremely well in Southern and Western gardens. They're also ideal for containers. They're long lasting flowers after they've been cut. Bulbs for Ranunculus are made widely available mostly in the fall. These flowers last up to six weeks. The most common type of Ranunculus being Tecolote strain. This type of flowers comes in colors of gold, pastel mix, pink, red, rose, salmon, sunset orange, yellow, and white. The least common flower is Bloomingdale strain. This is typically shorter, around ten inches generally.
These come in colors of pale orange, pink, red, yellow, and white
double flowers. These flowers do the best in climates where there are mild winters,
followed by a long and cold spring. Ranunculus flowers are often found in
states such as California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana. You should
plant them near October to November, as they would flower in March. Depending
on what you’re planting them in would decide when you should truly plant the
For example, if you’re planting your bulbs indoors in a pot, you would
want to plant during the month of February, to be transplanted later on. You
should place them facing south of west facing a window, or under growing
lights. Often gardeners create Ranunculus to be an annual. Meaning they come
back and produce every year. Ranunculus’s are beautiful creations.