The numerous purple petals give these plants a delicate appearance in spite of their showy colors. The flowers sprout from tuberous roots. Ranunculus plants can be grown as either annuals or perennials. Most commonly, the flowers are cultivated as cool-season tender perennials. Mix of all colors. Bulb size: Jumbo. Weeks to bloom: 10 to 16. 10" to 12". HZ: 8-10.
Most gardeners appreciate a beautiful bouquet and regularly snip a few stems for dining room and bedside tables. If you cut flowers for indoor use, please make room in your garden for Tecolote ranunculus. Incredible colors, straight stems, long vase life and copious blooms will be yours. In return, these lacy-leafed plants will ask for sunshine and very light watering. Your borders and beds will look great, your office desk will sport fresh flowers for pennies and your neighbor will be by asking for your gardening secret.
- Planting Depth: 2 inches
- Watering: Light until top growth emerges, to moderate during active growth
- Sunlight: Full sun
4-6" Inches Between
Fertilize in the spring with a well-balanced fertilizer when signs of growth appear. Keep the plants well watered during the growth period. It’s best to water at ground level to minimize fungal diseases and flower discoloration. Maintain a layer of mulch to keep the soil cool and maintain moisture, but keep the mulch away from the stems to prevent rot.