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Double Buttercup

Ranunculus acris 'Flore Pleno'

Also known as

Bachelor's Buttons, Double Upright Crowfoot, Gold Buttons, King's Knobs, Soldier's Buttons, Double meadow buttercup, Buttercup

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Double Buttercup Overview

Produces double, yellow flowers with mid green leaves.

Common problems with Double Buttercup

How to propagate Double Buttercup

Seed

Propagation is by seed when fresh.

Division

Division of the root in the spring or autumn.

Other uses of Double Buttercup

Wildflower/meadow. Juice is poisonous if eaten.