About Marsh marigold
Caltha palustris is a native rhizomatous herbaceous perennial in the buttercup (Ranuculaceae) family that can be found from Newfoundland to Alaska south to Nebraska, Tennessee and North Carolina. It is an early bloomer in the spring with striking yellow flowers on tall, 12 to 18 inch, hollow, branching stems. It's low maintenance, easy to grow and is deer resistant.
Also known as
Marsh-marigold and Kingcup
How to care for Marsh marigold
Marsh marigold needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Marsh marigold love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Marsh marigold does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Marsh marigold after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.