Buttercup - Ranunculus
It is said that buttercups are a symbol of radiant charm in flower language and it’s no surprise why. The vibrant, rich yellow of buttercups make the perfect pop of color to any garden. The flowers themselves are nothing complicated with five petals and a few towards the center that makes a cup-like shape. Since the petals have a shine to them and reflect light, they also add varying dimensions to gardens. These flowers are perfect for capturing the morning dew. When the sun hits the petals, the dew drops will sparkle like diamonds! Elegant and vibrant, buttercups will turn any garden into a thing of beauty.
Buttercups are beautiful flowers.
Buttercups have several varieties and are only one of many species that are available. There are hundreds of buttercup varieties in the buttercup family. This one will produce gorgeous yellow blooms and will look stunning in a flower garden and also looks great in natural areas. Buttercups will typically bloom in April and May of each year. These blooms could last for several weeks if soil and lighting conditions are right. These flowers can be harmful to animals that eat grass.
Buttercups do best when planted in sunny and partly sunny areas. They also do well when soil conditions are moist when starting out and may require some fertilizer to get them started. The scientific name for this plant also means little frog because these flowers grow where the soils are moist and wet.
Buttercups have small flowers that look like a cup
Buttercups have several varieties and are known as Creeping Buttercups They will grow well in gardens and areas that the soil remains moist. This plant originated in Europe. They have long stems that will creep and take over an area. These plants can be separated, and more buttercups plants can be grown.