Flower / Plant:

Common name: Ranunculus, Persian Buttercup,Turban Buttercup, Persian Crowfoot. Scientific name: Ranunculus asiaticus. Family: Ranunculaceae. Genus: Ranunculus. Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm). Plant type: perennials. Flower colors: Pink, red,orange, yellow, white. Flowering time: Late Spring to Early Summer.

Persian buttercups (Ranunculus asiaticus) is a perennial plant that can grow to be a foot and a half tall. They have blooms that resemble roses, with simple or branched stems. The basal leaves are three-lobed, with leaves higher on the stems more deeply divided; like the stems, they are downy or hairy.