Ranunculus Purple


Ranunculus Purple – Big Blooms

Plant Fact File:

  • Plant Type: Patio Plant
  • Common Name: Purple Ranunculus
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Flower Size: Large
  • Height: 25cm (from soil level to the top of the plant)
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Type: Well-draining, fertile soil
  • Flowering Season: Spring to early summer
  • Special Features: Big blooms, ideal for patio containers


Ranunculus Purple is a delightful addition to any patio garden, boasting stunning purple blooms that add a touch of elegance and charm. With a compact height of approximately 25cm from soil level to the top of the plant, this variety is perfect for small outdoor spaces and container gardening.

Key Features:

  • Large Purple Blooms: The Purple Ranunculus produces big, showy blooms in a rich purple hue, creating a striking focal point in your patio garden. Each flower showcases delicate petals arranged in a captivating display of color and beauty.
  • Patio Plant: With its compact growth habit and petite stature, this Ranunculus variety is well-suited for patio containers, balcony gardens, or small outdoor spaces. Place it on your patio table or arrange it in decorative pots to enjoy its beauty up close.
  • Spring to Early Summer Blooms: Enjoy a profusion of blooms from spring to early summer, brightening up your outdoor living area with its stunning floral display. Regular deadheading can encourage continuous flowering throughout the season.
  • Easy to Grow: Ranunculus Purple thrives in well-draining, fertile soil and prefers a location with full sun to partial shade. Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged, and provide occasional feeding with a balanced fertilizer to support healthy growth and abundant blooms.

Planting Tips:

  1. Select a container with adequate drainage holes and fill it with well-draining potting mix.
  2. Plant the ranunculus bulbs about 5cm deep and 10-15cm apart, with the “claws” facing downward.
  3. Water thoroughly after planting and place the container in a location with ample sunlight.
  4. Maintain consistent moisture levels, watering whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.
  5. Protect the plants from strong winds and provide support for tall stems if necessary.
  6. Deadhead spent flowers regularly to promote continuous blooming and remove any faded foliage to maintain plant health.
  7. In colder climates, bring the container indoors before the first frost to protect the bulbs from freezing temperatures.
  8. Enjoy the beautiful blooms of Ranunculus Purple as they brighten up your patio space with their radiant charm.