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CALTHA palustris

Commonly known as Kingcup, Marsh marigold, Mollyblobs

Creeping rhizomes and buttercup-yellow flowers. Best grown on the edge of water or in a bog
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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

  • Yellow
  • Height - 10-40cm (4-16in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - variable, marginal aquatic with dark-green, toothed, kidney-shaped leaves to 10cm (4in) long. Produces waxy flowers, 4cm (1½in) across, on stems 30-45 (12-18in) tall.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - early nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew
  • Place of origin - northern temperate regions. Native to UK.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Soil Conditions - Wet or boggy soil - - rich soil at water's edge. Prefers shallow water or bog conditions.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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10-40cm (4-16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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