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Caltha palustris

Common Name: Marsh Marigold, King Cup

Plant Family: Ranunculaceae

Caltha palustris
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Price:  £5.00
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9 in stock

Size/Qty:  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Season of Interest:  Spring to early summer
Scent:  No Scent
Flower Colour:  Yellow
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


This British native produces cheerful, shiny, yellow flowers in spring. Ideal for planting in shallow areas of water no deeper than 23 cm (9ins.) or in a bog garden. Grow in full sun or part shade.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata£6.50

Giant Gunnera, Giant Rhubarb

A perennial of giant proportions. The leaves can reach nearly 2 metres across. Has huge red flower spikes to 1m long on mature plants in early summer.

Iris robusta 'Gerald Darby'

Iris robusta 'Gerald Darby'£6.00

Iris

Clumps of leaves emerge stained purple at the base in spring, with tall stems carrying 3-4 flowers with violet-purple standards and falls. In May to June.