21 Flowers and Plants For Wet and Soggy Soil

21 Flowers and Plants For Wet and Soggy Soil

#11 Forget-Me-Not

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Forget-Me-Nots would be great options for planting in either full sun or partial shade near bodies of water. They are a low-maintenance solution to bald patches of land. They efficiently reproduce, gently spreading along the yard over time.

#12 Hydrangea

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Wet soil-loving plants like the Marsh Marigold are dependant on a constant source of moisture. Though they don’t like to be submerged, they thrive next to running creeks and near other bodies of water.

#13 Hydrangea

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Hydrangeas are shrubs that produce brilliant, large blooms of varying colors. Hydrangeas can tolerate full sun.

#14 Virginia Sweetspire

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Virginia Sweetspire is a semi-evergreen plant whose leaves turn red and purple during the fall. It does incredibly well in wet and moist soils and therefore can thrive well into the winter months. It prefers to be placed in areas of full sun.

#15 Winterberry Holly

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Winterberry Holly is best known for its bright green leaves and fiery red berry bundles. They’re adaptable to both wet and dry soils. This plant does well in full sun, part shade, or full shade.

#16 Dogwood

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These trees prefer areas of full sun or part shade and like damp, but well-drained soils.

#17 Joe Pye Weed

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The Joe Pye Weed is a wet soil-loving plant. They sprout beautiful violet blooms in giant dome shapes. It is naturally found in marshes, along stream banks, and in watery meadows.

#18 Cattail

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Cattails, one of the most well-known wet soil-loving plants, are mostly found near large bodies of water such as rivers, lakes, marshes, and ponds.

#19 Pickerel

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Pickerel, also known as Pickerelweed, is a true water-loving flowering plant. It prefers its roots to be submerged. These plants require full sun but can tolerate partial shade.

#20 Elephant’s Ear

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Elephant’s Ear prefers to have its roots submerged but can tolerate living in extremely damp soil. They do well when placed in full sun or in areas of partial shade.

#21 Creeping Jenny

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The last plant in our wet soil-loving plants, Creeping Jenny is bright and beautifully ornamental. When in full bloom, it is covered in glorious golden flowers and bright green leaves. It is a low-lying plant that would do well in wet rock gardens or in the steady stream of a water garden waterfall.

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