Persian buttercup

Ranunculus asiaticus

  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Persian buttercup
  • Flower name
    Persian buttercup
  • Scientific name
    Ranunculus 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

Birth flowers for Jan 20, Jan 29, Jan 30, May 25

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.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    R. asiaticus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Mask-like corolla
  • Leaf type
    3-fold compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeHalf Hardy bulb plants
  • Flower colorsRed Pink Purple Orange Yellow White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height20.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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