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Ranunculus

Ranunculus (Lesser Celandine, Buttercup)

Some species like Ranunculus ficaria are spring ephemerals, emerging from winter dormancy in January, flowering in March and going dormant again by late May. These plants are deer-resistant and prefer full sun.


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Ranunculus is a close relative of helleborous and clematis and contain some great garden specimens in their own right. We continue to expand our offerings of the delightful Ranunculus ficaria, which adorns the early spring garden with small yellow daisy-like flowers. While the wild ranunculus species are far too weedy for us, some of the horticultural ranunculus selections make superb, well-behaved perennial plants.

Some ranunculus species like Ranunculus ficaria are spring ephemerals, emerging from winter dormancy in January, flowering in March and going dormant again by late May. Ranunculus plants are deer-resistant and prefer full sun. When mature they will spread up to 1' wide. In addition to the cute flowers, some ranunculus cultivars sport amazing leaves with silver or purple markings. When you are ready to buy ranunculus for your garden, check out our online offering of ranunculus for sale.