Marsh marigold

Caltha palustris
aka Water buttercup, Kingcup, Water cowslip,
  • herbaceous perennial
  • rhizomatous
  • glossy, deep green foliage
  • rounded, heart-shaped leaves
  • bright yellow flower clusters
  • Spring

H 0.5m
S 0.5m

full sun
part sun


Notes: Purchased April 2022 from WildFlower Shop for the lower pond

Info: Caltha comes from the Greek word kálathos, meaning “goblet,” and palustris means “of the marsh” in latin