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     This lovely member of the buttercup family is a plant we're thrilled to have as part of our repertoire this spring.  Marsh Marigold blooms for about three weeks in early spring and is a cheerful pick-me-up after a drab winter.


     It likes wet and tolerates standing water in spring, and it grows slowly, forming large clumps.  It's happy in moist woods and along pond and stream banks, happy in full sun or full shade (less than 4 hours of sun per day).


     Fun fact: Marsh Marigold is a great replacement for invasive Lesser Celandine, Ficaria verna.

Marsh Marigold

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    • Latin: Caltha palustris
    • Pollinator value: High
    • Height: 2 feet
    • Spacing: 12-18 inches
    • Light: Full sun to full shade
    • Soil: Wet, medium wet
    • Bloom: Yellow, April-June
    • Foliage: Deciduous, glossy, heart-shaped
    • Landscape: Along stream banks or pond edges
    • Resistance: Deer
    • Native range here
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