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Caltha palustris 'Plena'


Caltha palustris 'Plena' is a cold-hardy, moisture-loving, Marsh marigold with green leaves and double, button-shaped, yellow flowers.

Caltha palustris 'Plena' is a cold-hardy, moisture-loving, marsh marigold ideally suited as a marginal water plant. Foliage is kidney-shaped, toothed and dark green. Waxy, yellow spring flowers are button-shaped and fully double. Very easy-care. Growth habit is 6 to 12 inches high with a 12 to 18 inch spread. Requires rich, moist soil including clay that never dries out. Adaptable to all but dry conditions. Use as an accent, pond edging, mass planting, alpine and rock garden. Deer resistant. A northern hemisphere native that also calls BC home.

Common Name: Marsh Marigold

Family: Ranunculaceae (The Buttercup Family)

Zone Hardiness: 2-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: Marshland or marginal aquatic areas.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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