Ranunculus, or buttercup Asian, - charming flower that belongs to the family of Buttercups. This plant is good both in quality of garden culture, and as room gardener.
Miniature flower beds in the garden with Asian buttercups will give you a lot of positive emotions. At home, the beauty of blooming buttercups in the off-season will remind you of the onset of spring and summer.
Ranunculus at home
Most often, Asian buttercups are not room pets. Although it is completely undeserved. Gardeners, as a rule, do not deprive them of their due attention. Although care for ranunculus is more difficult than for many other garden crops.
For room conditions, the ranunculus is quite difficult to care for and unusual. However, those who decided to start it at home, have enough strength and patience to achieve a bright sunny flowering of this plant. In order for the Asian buttercup to look at home most beautifully and brightly, flower growers recommend planting it with a non-single plant, as a group planting. It is not difficult to do this. For this you need to buy a decorative box (which, by the way, you can decorate yourself) or just a wide pot.
In wide containers, you can plant an Asian buttercup as one variety or several. A combination of a mixture of multi-colored ranunculus will look as beautiful as a few monochrome plants.
Indisputable ranunkulyus - the plant most suitable for gardening of a balcony. And in the cold season it will take place in one of the rooms of your house and give you a great mood and fond memories of summer.
Description of ranunculus
Ranunkulyus is a decorative herbaceous plant, plentifully and beautifully blossoming. This genus is widely distributed throughout the globe. At present, hundreds of species of ranunculus are known.
In the garden (as in the room) culture, there are a wide variety of Asian buttercups. Flower growers, they are divided into groups of annual, biennial and perennial species.
The height of the ranunculus reaches from 20 to 80 cm, depending on the species. Ranunkulus blooms in spring or early summer. But at home you can, if desired, to achieve flowering plants in the off-season (in winter or autumn).
Ranunculus flowers can be simple, terry or semi-double. Simple flowers resemble poppy flowers, terry - flowers of miniature roses. Flower color is the most diverse. In addition, different varieties have different shades of known colors. So far, only blue and blue buttercups have been removed.
Different varieties and types of Asian buttercups bloom at different times. But most often the flowering period lasts from May to the summer months. There are species that bloom all summer.
Location in the ranunculus house
Ranunkulyus- wonderful plant that is suitable for indoor conditions. This light-loving culture, so it feels great in sunny places. It does not harm the ranunculus and the slightly shaded area. Remember that in the penumbra the color of the flowers becomes more saturated and bright. And even bloom in the penumbra lasts a little longer than usual.
Brightly painted flowers of ranunculus and can not but cause admiration. Therefore, choose for him the best places in your home. These are the places where the ranunculus will be most visible to you and your guests.
Asian buttercup will perfectly decorate the interior of any living room. For the bedroom, it will also be a great addition. The children's room is simply an amazing place for a green, brightly blossoming pet. If you wish, you can grow ranunculus in the kitchen and in the hallway, and anywhere! The only important thing is to get the light on the plant. The shadow is unbearable for him!
Ranunkulyus will feel great on the western and eastern windowsills of your home. If possible, place an Asian buttercup on the south window. This is the most successful location for him. Do not hammer ranunculus deep into the room, because the lack, and even less the lack of light, will have a detrimental effect on the development and flowering of the plant.
- Planting plant seeds is best in February - March. Before planting seeds, sanitize the ground with a solution of foundationol.
- Seeds should be sown to a depth of 2-3 mm every 1-2 cm. Boxes should be deep enough. Then the planted seeds are watered and covered with a film.
- Be sure to place your landing in a sunny place by the window.
- The temperature after sowing in the first 2 weeks should not exceed 12 ° C. This is the most optimal air temperature for emergence.
- After 3 weeks, when small sprouts of Asian buttercups appear, remove the film from the boxes. The air temperature should be higher, but not exceed 20 ° C -22 ° C.
- By mid-April, seedlings can be planted in the garden in flower beds or in separate pots for growing as indoor gardeners.
Undoubtedly, ranunkulyus - the most charming plant for cultivation in house conditions. It is beautiful in its simplicity and very undemanding in care. Ideal for landscaping balconies. Ranunkulyus worthily takes place in one of the rooms of your home.
The blooming of Asian buttercup will give you a great mood and will remind you of the warm season. True, for this you will have to try: especially carefully follow the basic rules for caring for him and properly feed him.