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Caltha contains around 6 species of hardy, deciduous, perennial, aquatic species grown mainly for their cheerful cup-shaped yellow or white flowers. They have kidney-shaped, simple, alternate leaves Commonly they grow in boggy, waterlogged areas and thus make good marginal water plants for gardens, but may also be grown effectively in a moist mixed border.
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How to propagate Caltha
You can propagate the species by seeds.
Division in the autumn or early spring. Selected forms by division in the autumn or early spring.
Other uses of Caltha
Grown for their attractive flowers. Smaller growing species are suitable for rock gardens, troughs and alpine houses.