Persian buttercup is a species of buttercup (Ranunculus) native to the eastern Mediterranean region in southwestern Asia, southeastern Europe (Crete, Karpathos and Rhodes), and northeastern Africa.
This F1 hybrid is a herbaceous perennial plant growing only up to 20-25 cm tall, with simple or branched stems. The basal leaves are three-lobed, with leaves higher on the stems more deeply divided; like the stems, they are downy or hairy.
The flowers of this variety is double big - 8-10 cm diameter, variably red to pink, yellow, or white, with one to several flowers on each stem. They are hardy, durable and long lasting
It is a protected plant in some jurisdictions, including Israel.
It is a popular ornamental plant in gardens, and widely used in floristry. The plants can tolerate light frost, but are not hardy at temperatures below -10C.
Can be grown as perennial in garden or annual inside.
Info source: wikipedia.org
Genus - Ranunculus
Species - Asiaticus
Variety - Bloomingdale mix
Common name - Persian buttercup
Germination rate - 90%
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 9
Height - 0.45 m
Plant type - Annual - Perennial flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Fertile, moist, humus-rich
Water requirements - Average, high
Landscape uses - Gardens, patios, containers
Bloom season - August - October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Red to pink, yellow, white
Sow from February to late spring inside on the surface of wet soil and cover very lightly with soil or peat.
Place in well-ventilated environment, away from direct sunlight.
Best temperature for germination - +14-16C
Reduce moisture after the seedlings appear. Keep at +20-22C.
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