Plants for Wet Locations

The following is a list of plants that can tolerate wet soil. Items with an asterisk (*) will tolerate standing water.

Trees

  • Acer *
  • Amelanchier
  • Betula *
  • Chamaecyparis *
  • Fraxinus
  • Larix
  • Picea
  • Pyrus *
  • Salix
  • Thuja
  • Tsuga

Shrubs

  • Aronia
  • Clethra
  • Cornus *
  • Fothergilla
  • Hamamelis
  • Hibiscus
  • Ilex
  • Itea
  • Leucothoe
  • Lindera
  • Myrica
  • Physocarpus
  • Rhododendron
  • Sambucus
  • Vaccinium
  • Viburnum

Perennials

  • Aegopodium
  • Astilbe
  • Bergenia
  • Chelone
  • Cimicifuga
  • Eupatorium
  • Filipendula
  • Helenium
  • Hibiscus
  • Ligularia
  • Lobelia
  • Lysimachia
  • Phlox
  • Pulmonaria
  • Rheum
  • Rodgersia
  • Thalictrum
  • Tradescantia
  • Tricyrtis
  • Trollius
  • Veronicastrum