Ranunculus Bouquet Delivery
Everyone likes a bit of a unique touch when it comes to freshening up their homes, and a ranunculus flower is exactly that! With its layers and layers of silky petals and assorted colors, the ranunculus is the perfect addition to anyone’s kitchen counter or coffee table. We all want our flowers to show off their radiant personalities, and we’re sure that these spring blooms will have any stray admirer want their very own batch to show off.
Best of all, ranunculus flowers are especially great for gifting; whether you’re congratulating them for powering through an important milestone, sending them your sincere love, or just letting them know that they’re in your thoughts, your recipient is sure to feel the #BouqLove when they find a farm-fresh ranunculus arrangement on their doorstep.
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Why are ranunculus called buttercup flowers?
Probably because many ranunculus have a golden or yellow color. One myth suggests people thought ranunculus were used to give butter its yellow color. But ranunculus are actually poisonous to cows and other farm animals, so don’t try dyeing butter with your ranunculus blooms! The name ranunculus comes from Latin and actually means “little frog”. Ranunculus naturally blossoms near water sources (think swamps and marshes) just like frogs.
What do ranunculus symbolize?
Ranunculus generally symbolize charm and beauty. In Victorian England, when floriogrpahy was popular, ranunculus were a courting flower. People would give ranunculus to someone they were attracted to. Yellow ranunculus, or buttercup flowers, symbolize neatness and simplicity. They make wonderful flowers to send to friends to express kindness for any occasion.
Do ranunculus attract pollinators?
They sure do! Because ranunculus come in bright colors, particularly the yellow buttercup varieties they make great flowers to attract pollinators like bees. Because their petals have silky layers, they also perform well at attracting sunlight. Sunlight attraction keeps the flowers warm and inviting for pollinators and birds. Hence, they make wonderful flowers for any garden.
Are ranunculus annuals or perennials?
Ranunculus are perennials that are considered winter hardy in zones 8-10. In these zones, they can be planted in fall for spring bloos. In colder zones, however, ranunculus cannot survive the winter outside so they should be considered annuals. In colder zones, plant them in early spring and they will bloom in the summer.