Ranunculus aconitifolius 'Flore Pleno'

Ranunculus aconitifolius ‘Flore Pleno’

White bachelor's buttons

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Ranunculus aconitifolius 'Flore Pleno'
  • Common name: White bachelor's buttons
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial

Perfect for cottage-garden schemes, Ranunculus aconitifolius has a wild and wayward charm, producing masses of loose sprays of single, white buttercups, each with a golden yellow eye. Plants have an open, airy habit and will happily spread among other plants, creating a natural, self-sown look.

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Ranunculus aconitifolius thrives in damp soils, and will tolerate extremely wet conditions. It’s ideal for growing in bog gardens and around the edges of ponds.

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Ranunculus aconitifolius ‘Flore Pleno’ bears white, fully double flowers in early spring. For best results grow in full sun to partial shade, and avoid letting the soil dry out. Plants can be quite vigorous, so it’s a good idea to dig up and divide clumps in autumn.

How to grow Ranunculus 'Flore Pleno'

  • Plant size

    100cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Ranunculus 'Flore Pleno' and wildlife

Ranunculus 'Flore Pleno' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Ranunculus 'Flore Pleno' poisonous?

Ranunculus 'Flore Pleno' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People