Ranunculus


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Ranunculus

a very large plant genus of family Ranunculaceae; the buttercups. All of them should be regarded as potentially poisonous. The species listed below have been reported as causing poisoning in animals. They contain protoanemonin glycosides which cause abdominal pain, convulsions, stomatitis, diarrhea. See also protoanemonin.
R. abortivus (small-flowered buttercup), R. acris (tall buttercup), R. bulbosus (bulbous buttercup), R. colonorum, R. cymbalaria, R. ficaria (lesser celandine), R. flammula (spearwort), R. inundatus, R. lingua (greater spearwort), R. multifidus, R. parviflorus (small-flowered buttercup), R. pentandrus, R. pumilio, R. repens (creeping buttercup), R. rivularis (R. amphitrichus, river buttercup), R. sceleratus (celery buttercup, cursed crowfoot, poison buttercup), R. sessiliflorus, R. testiculatus (burr buttercup), R. undosus.
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Spend a day at The Flower Fields during March 10th thru March 31st and receive two bouquets of ranunculus flowers for the price of one with each adult admission.
If you've missed the prime planting season, ranunculus bulbs hold up well not planted.
Other new surprises in store for visitors include: -- Poinsettia greenhouse brimming with poinsettias from the past, present- and future -- Small test garden where up-and-coming ranunculus are grown and tested -- Event barn and outdoor area that will host concerts, events and the Blue Grass Festival -- Photo taking pavilion with a spectacular fountain and sitting area
For quick-fix spring colour, plant out polyanthus, ranunculus and violas.
Your kit contains 25 summer flowering bulbs (gladioli, ranunculus, & anemones), three packets of flower seed, a dibber for pricking them out and a widger for transplanting seedlings, 10 plant labels,10 plant ties and a pair of gardening gloves.
The bride carried a romantic mix of white peonies, Jeanne Moreau and White Majolica roses, and ranunculus hand-tied with lace from her mother's wedding gown.
Plant summer bulbs, corms and tubers such as lilies, cannas, ranunculus and gladioli into pots or directly into the ground.
The creeping buttercup ranunculus repens is the most common in the UK and can easily be distinguished from meadow buttercup because its leaves are in three parts with a short stalk connecting the middle section.