Caltha palustris Alba


Compact small marsh marigold with pure white flowers.


Very compact, low-growing little marigold with pretty white flowers. Often flowers repeatedly throughout the season. Best grown at or just above water level.

Top tip: Doesn’t like water covering its foliage.

Flowers: May/ June and may have a second flowering later in the Summer/Autumn

Height: 5-15cm

Propagation: Division of plants

Depth of water is from soil surface to water surface not including top dressing – planting depth damp soil-5cm depth.

Planting: Plant directly into damp soil.  On a shelf in the pond, can be planted into 5lt solid pot with rim just above waterline.  Use heavy garden loam or Westland Aquatic Soil.