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Giant Marsh Marigold | Caltha Palustris Polypetala

Masses of giant buttercups

Giant Marsh Marigold

    • Giant (or Great) Marsh Marigold delivers masses of giant buttercups from March to May. The flowers are up to 5cm across, carried on upright stems
    • Pest free, no pruning required
    • A strong growing perennial plant with rounded, deep green foliage
    • With up to 40 showy stamens in the centre, this variety is highly attractive to bees and butterflies
    • An ideal addition to wildflower gardens, pond edges and woodland planting schemes
    • Will often produce a second flowering in the autumn

Giant Marsh Marigold | Caltha Palustris Polypetala

Masses of giant buttercups
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Giant Marsh Marigold

    • Giant (or Great) Marsh Marigold delivers masses of giant buttercups from March to May. The flowers are up to 5cm across, carried on upright stems
    • Pest free, no pruning required
    • A strong growing perennial plant with rounded, deep green foliage
    • With up to 40 showy stamens in the centre, this variety is highly attractive to bees and butterflies
    • An ideal addition to wildflower gardens, pond edges and woodland planting schemes
    • Will often produce a second flowering in the autumn

what to expect

Supplied as:

Plant in 1L aquatic pot
Our pond plants are supplied in Aquatic Pots which have a mesh-like structure allowing you to plant them straight into your pond. The pot maintains the root structure as it enters the water, but allows the plants to root out into the underlying soil.

Height on arrival:

Eventual height:

60cm

Eventual spread:

30-45cm
Spreads to between 30-45cm within 2-5 years

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Yellow
Giant buttercup yellow flowers in spring

Habit:

Clump-forming
Forms an attractive, almost spherical clump

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
Hardy in all areas of the UK, does not require winter protection.

Rootstock:

Spacing:

30-45cm
Position plants at least 30cm apart to allow for spreading

how to grow

Excellent pest and disease resistance

Untroubled by pests

Keep well watered

Needs a permanently wet soil - do not allow soil to dry out

Full sun to partial shade

Grows best in a sunny spot with some partial shadeMORE

Moist loam soil

Any permanently moist or waterlogged soil - loam is ideal.MORE

Feeding not required

No need to feed - this plant gets all the nutrients it needs from pond water or soil.MORE

No pruning needed

No need to prune - you can trim the foliage after flowering to tidy it up if required.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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