Ranunculus sp. / Heftziba

Family: Ranunculaceae
Common: Persian Buttercup
Species Origin: Southern Europe, Asia

Geophyte Characteristics

Type: Tuberous root
Sizes Available: 4/5 to 10/up cm, in circumference
Bulb Storage: Dry and ventilated at 68° F (20° C)

Flower & Plant Characteristics

Color: Orange, pink, red, white, yellow, gold, rose
Shape: Achene
Size: 3.5 inches (8 cm) in diameter
Floret/Flower Number: One
Flowering Season: Outdoors, fall planted – late winter to spring. spring planted – summer
Total Height: Up to 20 inches (50 cm)
Number of Stems: 4 to 8
Uses: Garden, fresh cut flower
Planting Time: Fall or spring
Planting Depth: Cover tuberous root with 2 inches (5 cm) of soil
Spacing: 3 to 4 inches (7.5-10 cm) apart