Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple'
Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple'
Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple'
Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple'

Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple'

Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple'

15 bulbs — £2.56

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

Enjoy the luxurious, perfectly petal-packed blooms of Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple' in your garden or indoor arrangements. This fancy relative of the humble buttercup keeps you on tenterhooks while it slowly unravels layers of silky petals, revealing the most gorgeous flowers in a rich shade of purple. Whether you fill pots with them, plant swathes to brighten up a border, or stock up your plot for cut flower material, these intricate rose-like blooms are a delight to have around. It’s worth planting a good number of them because cutting some stems for bouquets is irresistible!

You can plant Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple' in spring or autumn. When you plant the bulbs in spring, they flower during summer. Autumn planted Ranunculus bulbs flower in spring. If you plant in both seasons, you can enjoy a longer season of flowers - but do bear in mind that it is necessary to plant them in the same season as supplied while they’re fresh.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Ranunculus asiaticus 'Aviv Purple' (Aviv Series)

  • Flower colour

    Purple

  • Bulb size

    7/+

  • Established height

    20-30cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    90 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Half hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple' bulbs as soon as they arrive in autumn or spring

    • Plant in borders or containers in a sheltered position

    • Soak the bulbs in water for 2-3 hours prior to planting

    • Plant the bulbs 3-5cm deep

    • Space the bulbs 5-10cm apart

    • Place the Ranunculus 'Aviv Purple' bulbs with the claws facing downwards

    Read all Ranunculus planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

Planting Ranunculus

Ranunculus are half hardy—for best results, it's a good idea to start them off in pots and then transplant out into their final positions from mid spring. They're particularly well suited to growing in patio containers, but also do very well at the front of a mixed flower border!

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