Plant Care Tips : Plants for Moist Locations

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Yards with poor drainage or high water table often require plants that thrive in moist conditions. There are several varieties of plants that do exceptionally well with this soil condition.



Shurbs

  • Andromeda polifolia (Bog Rosemary)
  • Aronia arbutifolia (Red Chokeberry)
  • Clethra alnifolia (Summersweet)
  • Cornus alba (Redtwig Dogwood)
  • Cornus sericea (Redosier Dogwood)
  • Hamamelis vernalis (Vernal Witchhazel)
  • Ilex glabra (Inkberry)
  • Itea virginica (Sweetspire)
  • Rhodoendron viscosum (Swamp Azalea)
  • Salix sp (Willow)
  • Vaccinium sp (Blueberry)
  • Viburnum dentaturn (Arrowwood Viburnum)
  • Viburnum opulus (Cranberrybush Viburnum)


Trees

  • Acer rubrum (Red Maple)
  • Amelanchier candanesis (Serviceberry)
  • Betula nigra (River Birch)
  • Chamaecypars thyoides (Atlantic Whitecedar)
  • Chionanthus virginicus (White Fringetree)
  • Fraxinus pennsylvanica (Green Ash)
  • Larix deciduas (Common Larch)
  • Magnolia virginiana (Sweet Bay)
  • Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum)
  • Quercus bicolor (Swamp White Oak)
  • Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)
  • Salix sp (Willow)
  • Taxodium distichum (Baldcypress)
  • Ulmus American (American Elm)