Ranunculus canus var. canus

Ranunculus canus var. canus

interior buttercup



  • Perennial with bright yellow flower blooms in spring
  • Thrives in spring wet places in the wild but needs to dry out in summer
  • Under 2 feet tall and requires good drainage
  • Flowers provide abundant nectar and pollen for many beneficial insects
  • Much like California buttercup but grows east of Oakland Hills
  • Unusual in East Bay

Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo north, Mt. Diablo south, Mt. Diablo upper, Mt. Diablo west, Shell Ridge, Walnut Creek


1 gallon, 4 inch

bloom season Apr
pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
water Low
bloom season Mar
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
dormancy summer
growth habit Upright
soil Well-drained
flower color Yellow

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.