Caltha palustris - Marsh Marigold
Caltha palustris - Marsh Marigold

Marsh Marigold

Caltha palustris

Also called King Cup

  • AKA Caltha polypetala
  • Numerous, waxy, yellow, buttercup-like flowers
  • Kidney-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves, up to 10 cm long, form low mounds
  • Naturally clumping, however, in a natural environment it will self-seed to form a dense, ground cover
  • Bloom Time: Early spring sometimes reblooming in late summer



30-40 cm

30-40 cm

You must be logged in to
view availability and prices.

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in a wet to moist, rich humus soil in partial shade. Will survive periods of drought, but will go dormant. Naturally found along streams, ponds, swamps or wet meadows. 

Additional Notes about Marsh Marigold:

Native to Ontario