To test for influences of climatic variability on duration of the annual season of flowering at the same site, we used data on the total number of days between onset of flowering and onset of fruiting for the following species: Convallaria majalis, Tussilago farfara, Epilobium angustifolium, Caltha palustris, Anemone hepatica, A.
hepatica, Calluna vulgaris, Vaccinium myrtillus, Tussilago farfara, and Caltha palustris. For each species, we calculated the variance of the mean annual date of flowering across locations for each year.
nemorosa, Tussilago farfara, and Caltha palustris were negatively related to the NAO index on most sites (Table 2).
The single wild kingcup, Caltha palustris
, is one of our showiest wild flowers, thriving on river banks and lochsides.
Marsh marigolds (Caltha palustris
), quite one of the loveliest flowers for the edge of a pond, should not be brought into the house before May.
Blodyn arall oedd yn cael ei ddefnyddio oedd gold y gors neu melyn y gors (Caltha palustris
; marsh marigold).
Among these is marsh marigold, Caltha palustris
, normally yellow, but also in a lovely white and gold form, alba; the lavender musk, Mimulus ringens, blooming in August, and its cousin the monkey musk, Mimulus luteus, producing yellow flowers blotched red throughout summer; and water forget-me-not, quick-growing and long-flowering.
If your container is in a partially shaded area, select plants that will adapt to lower light intensity, such as marsh marigold (Caltha palustris
), lizard tail (Saururus cernuus), or arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia).
(marsh marigold), flag iris and bulrushes are common marginal plants.
And for the beach, a large deep piece of driftwood would look quite at home partly submerged in the water and filled with moist soil loving plants such as trollius, astilbe, and marsh marigold Caltha palustris
. These are just a few suggestions, The gardener will probably find many more.
Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris
is, to my mind, the Queen of springtime.