(Marsh Marigold. Nat. Ord. Ranunculacese).This is a genus of hardy herbaceous perennials more suitable for the water garden than the borders, though they will succeed in the latter site if kept very moist. The best known species is C. palustris. See Marsh Marigold in article on Water Garden : Plants for the. C. polypetala is a new species well worthy of culture. It bears large yellow flowers in May, and grows 1-2 ft. in height. This plant must be carefully distinguished from a plant of similar name, Marsh Mallow (Malva sylvestris), an important medicinal plant described under Mallow in our article on Medicinal Herbs.
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