- Flower namePersian buttercup
- Scientific nameRanunculus asiaticus
- Aliasキンポウゲ, Ranunculus, 金鳳花, ハナキンポウゲ, Persian buttercup, Ranunculus asiaticus
- Place of originMiddle East, Eastern Mediterranean coast
- Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonApril, May
- Language of flowersVery attractive
What is Persian buttercup
Ranunculus or Persian buttercup (scientific name: Ranunculus asiaticus) is a semi-cold hardy bulbous plant native to the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean coast, belonging to the buttercup family Ranunculaceae. It is also called Persian buttercup, buttercups, or spearworts in English. It produces large flowers (10-15 cm in diameter) in April to May in a variety of colors including yellow, red, peach, white, orange, and blue-purple. The flowers resemble double-petaled anemones (Anemone, scientific name: Anemone spp.) with multiple layers of petals.
The language of Ranunculus.
The language of flowers, which is not based on color, is "very attractive. The language of flowers by color is: yellow: "tender care"; red: "you are full of charm"; white: "purity"; pink: "unadorned beauty"; purple: "happiness"; orange: "secretiveness".
Detailed data on ranunculus
Common name: Ranunculus , scientific name: Ranunculus asiaticus , alias: buttercup, buttercups, spearworts, Persian buttercup, buttercups, spearworts, origin: Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean coast, height: 20-60 cm, flower diameter: 10-15 cm, flowering time: 4-5 months, flower color: yellow, red, peach, white, orange and blue-violet.