Marsh Marigold

Caltha palustris

This herbaceous perennial appears along waterways throughout the UK, it's bright yellow flowers in spring against rounded dark, green leaves are attractive to pollinating insects and helps to encourage wildlife provides habitat opportunities.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Autumn

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Wet

Soil type

Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

Suits marginal wet areas alongside bogs, ponds, streams and rivers. A must for wildlife friendly gardens or informal cottage styles.

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

None

Problems

Generally pest free
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