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Ranunculus comes in many beautiful warm colours. Pinks and purples, cream, orange, yellow and deep red are all available. Their globe shaped heads can be used in many of the same designs as roses, but they have an altogether softer and gentler look. Our florist simply love ranunculus as it is ideal used alongside roses to grade the sizes and fill a bouquet to the max! You can order online to deliver ranunculus bouquets in London on the same day as ordered, or deliver next day UK wide.
Neat ranunculus blossoms combine well with other flowers to make a dazzling display. Many of our designers favourite bouquets combine ranunculus with roses or other blooms to give a range of colour and texture that brightens the area around. Although delicate looking with crepe-paper thin petals forming blooms up to 5cm across and lacy leaves, they also have a long vase life.
Ranunculuses are common in gardens but are not nearly as commonly used as cut flowers but we are doing our best to correct this state of affairs! They are long lasting and blend so well with many other flowers and come in such a variety of colours it is no wonder that they are such a favourite with our florists. They are particularly well suited to accompanying roses. Their straight stems and firm buttercup like heads make them a useful addition to any arrangement.
Ranunculus is a name derived from the diminutive of 'rana', the Latin word for frog, the corresponding form of which is tadpole, perhaps because the plant likes to grow in marshy or damp areas. As a result it is quite at home in the British climate and hardier than many hothouse vase flowers. The varieties used in floristry are derived from the Persian buttercup, whose mountainous terrain makes them better adapted to cold spells than most people generally assume.
Look around the website and see what catches your attention. This flower will fill out many a bouquet without costing a fortune. They can be difficult to find other than from a florist so do take advantage when they are in season (November-June). Order online up to 5pm for delivery same day in London, or by 3:30 pm for next day delivery anywhere in England, Scotland or Wales.