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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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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  1 litre 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 (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant 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
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.

Rodgersia aesculifolia

Rodgersia aesculifolia£6.00

A moisture loving perennial. Very architectural with its large palmate leaves. Great in a bog garden alongside Astilbe, Ligularia, Gunnera etc. Panicles of small white/pink flowers in summer on strong stems above the foliage. Sun/ part shade, moist soil