Marsh Marigold

Marsh Marigold

Botanical Name: Caltha palustris

Anishanaabe Name: ogitebag

Height: about 35 cm

Season of bloom: Early spring

Growing Conditions: Full sun or deciduous shade – plants need that spring sunshine. Wet or moist soil, can be drier in summer. In drier conditions, plant will go dormant after setting seeds.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: Much-loved wildflower for early spring colour. Deer-resistant.

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