Ranunculus ‘Amandine Black’

Features

  • Suitable for containers

Description

While these plants are on the shorter side, they are worth growing for the color alone. Flowers are a rich, velvety maroon, almost black, that combines beautifully with many other colors. Lightly serrated petals look as if they’ve been snipped with pinking shears.

Varieties in the Amandine series have larger blooms, are generally more heat-tolerant, and flower a little later in the season when compared to those in the La Belle series.

Details

Height: 10 to 15 in
Site: full sun

Harvesting/Vase Life

Cut when buds are colored and squishy like a marshmallow, but not yet fully open, for a vase life of 7 to 12 days. If the blooms are open when cut, they’ll still last a week but will be more fragile to transport.

Details

Description

While these plants are on the shorter side, they are worth growing for the color alone. Flowers are a rich, velvety maroon, almost black, that combines beautifully with many other colors. Lightly serrated petals look as if they’ve been snipped with pinking shears.

Varieties in the Amandine series have larger blooms, are generally more heat-tolerant, and flower a little later in the season when compared to those in the La Belle series.

Details

Height: 10 to 15 in
Site: full sun

Harvesting/Vase Life

Cut when buds are colored and squishy like a marshmallow, but not yet fully open, for a vase life of 7 to 12 days. If the blooms are open when cut, they’ll still last a week but will be more fragile to transport.

Sources

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