Romantic Ranunculus

Discover one of the prettiest bloomers for the cool-season garden.
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‘Pon-Pon Malva’ Ranunculus (Ranunculus ‘Pon-Pon Malva’)

Also known as Persian buttercup, ranunculus is one of the garden’s most romantic bloomers. Crepe paper petals pile on to create a blossom as exquisite as a rose. ‘Pon-Pon’ ranunculus hail from plant breeder Biancheri Creations near San Remo, Italy, along the Ligurian coast, which is known in the floral world as the “Riviera of Flowers.”

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