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Ranunculus acris 'Flore Pleno' (Double Meadow Buttercup)

Double Meadow Buttercup, Bachelor's Buttons, Double Upright Crowfoot, Gold Buttons, King's Knobs, Soldier's Buttons, Yellow Bachelor's Buttons


Award-winning Ranunculus acris 'Flore Pleno' (Double Meadow Buttercup) is an erect, clump-forming perennial bearing a profusion of rosette-like, tightly-double, golden yellow flowers. Blooming late spring to early summer, they rise on leafless flower stems above loose clumps of palmately-lobed leaves. Easy to grow, this Double Meadow Buttercup is perfect for adding a splash of bright color to moist borders or provide a luminous foil among perennials.

  • Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Grows up 18-24 in. tall and wide (45-60 cm). Does not self-sow.
  • Thrives in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.
  • Perfect for beds and borders, cottage gardens.
  • Propagate by division in autumn.
  • Virtually pest-free. Watch for powdery mildews.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Ranunculus - Persian Buttercups
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" – 24" (45cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Ranunculus - Persian Buttercups
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" – 24" (45cm – 60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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