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botanical name:
Caltha palustris
Caltha palustris © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Marsh Marigold, Kingcup, May Blobs
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Marginal water or bog plant. Rounded dark green leaves and bright golden yellow flowers in Spring.

Fertile, wet, boggy soil in sun or part shade. Can be planted as a pond marginal in very shallow water or preferably at the water's edge.

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