Caltha palustris polypetela


Greater Marsh Marigold

Mass of lush serrated dark green leaves with large yellow flowers. Almost evergreen. Has a long flowering period. Flowers Apr/July


The largest of the marsh marigolds, with large leaves and big butter-yellow flowers, providing a sculptural focus for larger ponds.

Top tip: Basically evergreen, with large foliage that is useful for masking the pond edges.

Height: 30-40cm

Propagation: Can be grown from seed, from rooted offsets from last year’s flower stems, or divided in the Spring and early Summer.

Depth of water over the soil: 0-10cm

Planting: Plant into 5lt or 10lt planting crate using heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil