Specie: R. asiaticus
Name in Latin: Ranunclaceae
Name in English: Buttercup Family
Origin: native to the eastern Mediterranean region ,SW Asia S Europe
Growth Habit: herbaceous perennial , bulbous growing to 45 cm tall, with simple or branched stems.
Flower: resemble camellias or small peony. 3-6 inches and multiple petal layers, flowers are red to pink, yellow, or white, with one to several flowers on each stem.
Blooming Period: January - May. ( late spring- early summer)
Leaf: basal leaves are three lobed , leaves are higher on stem, more deeply divided
colourul addition to garden arrangements
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 3-7 days
Amount of water: warm, moderate
Nutrition: preservative/ food
Special handling: ethylene sensitive
All species are toxic when eaten fresh- handling can cause dermatitis: drying degrades toxins. Protected Plant in some areas (Israel).