Vibrant and colorful, ranunculus lightened up any spring arrangement. Where are they from ? How to keep them fresh ? Learn everything about our favorite seasonal flower.
Origins and botanic
Ranunculus, also known as buttercup, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae. With over 600 species, ranunculus is native to temperate regions of the world, including Europe, Asia, and North America. Its delicate petals and bright colors make it a popular cut flower, often used in wedding bouquets and other special occasions. Ranunculus has a rich history, and its name comes from the Latin word “rana,” which means frog, as the plant is often found growing in damp places.
How to maintain your ranunculus bouquet fresh ?
To keep ranunculus fresh as a cut flower, it is important to remove any leaves that will be below the water line. Don’t hesitate to change the water frequently.
Ranunculus also benefits from being kept in a cool location, away from direct sunlight and heat.
With which flowers can I pair my ranunculus ?
To pair ranunculus with other flowers in a bouquet, consider using flowers with a similar color palette, such as roses, peonies, or anemones. Ranunculus also looks beautiful when paired with greenery, such as eucalyptus or ferns.
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