Persian Buttercup (Ranunculus subtilis 'Purple Picotee')

Botanical names:
Ranunculus subtilis Accepted
Ranunculus asiaticus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2010-02-22
By zuzu
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Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Sep 15, 2012 5:22 PM

This bulb comes back year after year here in zone 9. The beautiful bloom never fails to make me feel hungry because of its striking resemblance to a sliced head of radicchio.

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