Wedding 101

Best Buds: Everything You Need to Know About Ranunculus for Your Wedding

by Alexia Conley on

When it comes to choosing your wedding flowers, there's a LOT to learn — names and colors, care and costs, even seasonality concerns. But when starting the search for those perfect petals, you should look to your dream wedding details for inspiration. Are you a boho bride who wants an outdoorsy affair or are you leaning towards something a little more modern? The vibe you want for your wedding should come through in your floral arrangements. So, if you're a hopeless romantic at heart, you might want to consider building your big day bouquet around the ranunculus. Here's everything you need to know about this beautiful bloom!
Everything you need to know about ranunculus
Flower name: Ranunculus (Scientific name: Ranunculus)
In season: Winter and spring
Colors available: White, pink, peach, red, orange, and yellow
Care: The stems of ranunculus plants are usually weak, so exercise caution while arranging. Once cut, place ranunculus in a vase with warm water and plant food. The vase life of ranunculus is usually short (4 to 5 days) so make sure to replenish water daily.
Fun fact: We love that these playful blooms signify charm and wit! But beware: ranunculus are poisonous, so keep your furry friends away.
Average wholesale cost: Around $2.50 a stem.
Why we love: These bold and colorful flowers always put us in a good mood. We also love how elegant white ranunculus can be for your wedding! Our favorite ranunculus wedding bouquet? A mix of white ranunculus, garden roses, anemones, and jasmine vine.
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