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PlantFiles: Alpine Marsh-Marigold
Caltha introloba

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Caltha (KAL-tha) (Info)
Species: introloba (in-tro-LOH-ba) (Info)

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

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Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive kennedyh On Jun 29, 2003, kennedyh from Churchill, Victoria
Australia (Zone 10a) wrote:

I love this plant, which grows in the Australian Alps in Victoria and New South Wales. It grows in wet bogs above the tree-line in the mountains and it flowers in amongst the melting snow, even flowering under the snow. My picture was taken with snow only one metre from the plant and I had to ski into the spot where it grows to get the photo. I love the Caltha genus, which has a very wide distribution. I have now photographed Caltha species in England, Canada and Australia. I have no experience of growing any of them, but would love to try.



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