Growing Ranunculus

Latin Name Pronunciation: ruh-nuhng-kyuh-luhs

Light/Watering: Full sun or part shade. Water thoroughly after planting, and keep a close eye on the plant over the following week. After the first week, give a new plant a good soaking once a week during summer, unless rainfall is plentiful (more than 1" per week). Established plants can generally get by on less water, but most grow best if the soil remains evenly moist. Please note that more is not better. When in doubt, don't water.

Soil: Plants prefer moist, well drained soil.

Continuing Care: Ranunculus has a spreading habit and does require maintenance to keep plants in check. Deadhead once flowers are past and divide plants in spring or fall to control spreading.