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Ranunculus asiaticus 'Bloomingdale Mix'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ranunculus (ra-NUN-ku-lus) (Info)
Species: asiaticus (a-see-AT-ee-kus) (Info)
Cultivar: Bloomingdale Mix
Additional cultivar information: (aka Bloomingdale Special Mix)
Hybridized by Sakata Seed Corporation; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1983

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Red
Coral/Apricot
Orange
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow
Violet/Lavender
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive purpleeagle On Apr 30, 2011, purpleeagle from Mansfield, OH wrote:

I had grown this plant some years ago in Mesa,AZ. and very good luck with it.The cut flowers were very nice if I remember right they lasted about five days.
Has any one tried to grow these in zone 5or6 I live in central Ohio and have started some indoors in potting soil. I have 20 planted in a earth box and I have 20 planted in twenty jiffy containers. My instruction from the Holland company was 2" spacing and planting depth 2" and 3"spacing of rows.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oakland, California
Staten Island, New York



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