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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Tecolote Ranunculus Mix

 

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This variety of Ranunculus is known as Persian Buttercups, sun loving producing magnificent, rose-like flowers that are gorgeous both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Prolific blooming plants are encouraged by picking the flowers to stimulate more blooms. Hardy in zones 8 - 10, Ranunculus is considered an annual in all other zones. (Ranunculus)

Zones 2 - 10
Advantages
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 12-14" tall
Bulb Spacing3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Size Bag of 12 - Bulb Size: 6-7 cm
SKU 37BULB12

Plant Information

Ranunculus blooms are not the easiest bulb flowers to grow, but who can resist? Hardy only to frost-free areas, they can be successfully grown almost anywhere, as long as you give them full sun and a fast-draining soil. Their size makes them perfect for containers – just make sure to have drain holes!

These beauties are treated as annuals, throwing dramatic flower after flower all summer long. If you've never seen them, imagine a multi-petaled oriental poppy with a straight stem or a huge double tulip in unforgettable coloring. They open like a big rose with many petals unfolding. Grow these and your neighbors will be amazed!

Many florists and gardeners cut Persian Buttercups as the centerpiece for a floral arrangement. Their straight stems, show-stopping blooms, and long vase life make them a knockout in the home, office, or as a thoughtful present to a friend!

SKU 37BULB12
Common Name Tecolote Persian Buttercups Mix
Botanical Name Ranunculus Tecolote Mix
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Green serrated foliage.
Mature Height 12-14" tall
Bulb Size 6-7 cm
Bulb Spacing 3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 2-3" deep.
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Plant Type / Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Cut Flowers, Containers
Additional Information Perennial in zones 8-10. Can be grown as annuals in zones 2-7.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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Comments about American Meadows Ranunculus Bulbs Tecolote Mix:

Disappointed My ranunculus bulbs never bloomed although I followed all the directions…

 
5.0

Marches to the beat of their own drummer :-)

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from Kanab Utah

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  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive

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    Best Uses

    • Outdoors
    • Patio
    • Pool Area

    Comments about American Meadows Ranunculus Bulbs Tecolote Mix:

    I planted ranunculus somewhat late last spring in our zone 7 high desert area in ok-not-great soil without amendments.
    Gave a light straw mulch just to shade the new shoots a tiny bit from our scorching sun (we are at about 5000 ft elevation and the atmosphere is thin enough here to make the humidity very low and the sunlight very intense and drying).
    It was a very hot, long, dry summer. I watered daily, but the air was like a sponge sucking the moisture. All of the plants struggled mightily.
    The ranunculus never bloomed and then the leaves dried and crumbled. I thought they were all dead. :(
    Since I thought that they were dead, I didn't bother to mulch, feed, water, etc.
    But then this spring, after a wet and mild winter, the leaves returned! :)
    I've been watering daily since seeing those leaves.
    Finally, I saw a large, noticeable bud!!!! I looked more carefully and several of the plants were forming smaller buds!
    It took a full 9 days after noticing the first bud to finally get the first beautiful, red ranunculus flower. It was just a bud for a long time.
    So I guess my bottom line is that at least here in the southwest, ranunculus should be considered a somewhat risky experiment; a, "why not, I'll try it and see what happens."
    It maybe shouldn't be put in a spot where reliable performance is a requirement. In other words, perhaps it is best to interplant with other types of flowers or to put it somewhere where it won't be the only thing blooming to look at.
    This special flower seems to have a mind of it own.
    I hope that we continue to have zone 8 type winters instead of zone 7 type winters so that I might be able to continue to enjoy these for future springs!

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    • Personal

    (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    None of the Bulbs Came Up

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    from Western North Carolina

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    Comments about American Meadows Ranunculus Bulbs Tecolote Mix:

    I was so excited about getting these bulbs and planned to use them for photography purposes. But not one of the bulbs came up. I was so disappointed. Maybe others will have better luck with them than I did. I will not be replacing them.

    (15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

     
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    Ranunculus Sadness

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    from Bedford, Indiana

    Comments about American Meadows Ranunculus Bulbs Tecolote Mix:

    None of my ranunculus came up. I am going to try again, though, because I love ranunculus so much. Maybe next year!!

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    USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

    To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

    • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
    • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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