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Giant king cup - Caltha palustris polypetala - 3 litre

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Product code:
GLG22545
Special Price £16.99 Regular Price £22.99

Familiar to most, the Marsh marigold brings a splash of golden sunshine to any garden water feature in springtime when the garden is in great need of colour.

  • Hardy
  • Cut back after flowering, clumps may need splitting every 2-3years
  • Full sun
  • Most soils, wet and boggy
  • Spring (flowers) - summer (foliage)
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Caltha are herbaceous perennials, so die back in autumn; with simple, usually heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped yellow flowers in early spring. Its attraction lies in the striking leaf shape and bright yellow flowers. Being an 'early developer' it provides a much needed nectar source, at this time of year for insects. An easy maintenance plant that provides maximum results for minimal input. Ideal for the gardener new to Aquatic plants.

Available as 3L plant.

More Information
Short name Giant king cup
Sub title Caltha palustris polypetala - 3 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period Apr - Jul
Flower Colour Yellow
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance Green
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 3 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 300
Maximum Depth 150
Height & Spread 30 - 50 cm (h) 0 - 15 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 3L
Maximum Height 500
Required maintenance Little or no maintenance is required but you can remove dead leaves and flowers to tidy
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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