Zones 5 9. To 6 to 8 feet tall Silverthorn Eleagnus pungens No Fast NA Fruits are food source Sun or shade Evergreen Good screening plant.
Perennial plants that tolerate standing water and flooded areas include.
Plants that like wet feet. 20 tall x 15 wide. Plant in consistently moist soil. Dulce grows best in full-sun sites and rich constantly moist soil.
Among the few evergreen shrubs that thrive with wet feet is bog rosemary Andromeda polifolia which is noted for its slender foliage and bell-shaped flowers. However there are a number of plants that are tolerant of and have adapted to perform well under these conditions. Water hyssop Pickerelweed Cattail Iris Canna Elephants ear Swamp sunflower Scarlet swamp hibiscus.
Possumhaw Ilex decidua This deciduous holly produces bright red berries in winter. Grows to 5 to 7 feet tall Chinese Holly Ilex cornuta. Marshalls Delight Bee Balm.
Wood ferns grow up to 35 feet in height with a classic vase shape and semi-evergreen fronds. Trees Shrubs and Groundcovers Tolerant of Wet Sites Very few plants will grow when soil is constantly saturated. It can be either a small tree or large shrub.
Carnivorous plants like Venus flytraps Sarracenias and Drosera capensis are bog plants so they need exactly that a bog-like environment where they stay wet all the time. Shrubs That Can Handle Prolonged Submersion. King of Hearts Bleeding Heart.
Another plant that thrives in constant moisture is garden pea Pisum sativum var. However some trees shrubs and ground covers are more tolerant of wet sites than others. Jack in the Pulpit.
With a name like swamp milkweed you know this plant loves wet soil but itll also grow in drier sites. Lucky Charm Japanese Anemone. Celery Apium graveolens var.
Plants That Like Wet Soil ANSWER. Tokyo ferns grow 18-36 inches 46-91 cm tall and work well as filler plants amongst taller perennials and shorter ground cover. Usually grown as an annual plant celery is a perennial thats hardy in USDA zones 3 through 6 and is invasive in some areas.
If theres nothing that you can do to alter the soggy conditions then you need plants that dont mind the muck. Of the shrubs shade plants that like wet conditions include. However just like disa orchids they need quality water because they are sensitive to salt accumulation.
Up to 8 feet tall. 30 to 50 feet in height at maturity Asimina triloba Pawpaw Betula nigra River Birch Carpinus caroliniana Ironwood Diospyros virginiana Persimmon. Grows 8 to 12 feet tall Japanese Fatsia Fatsia japonica No Medium NA NA Partial shade Evergreen Large deeply lobed attractive leaves.
Perennials That Can Handle Prolonged Submersion. Magnolia macrophylla Bigleaf Magnolia Nyssa aquatica Water Tupelo Nyssa sylvatica Black Gum Quercus laurifolia Laurel Oak. Red Maple Acer rubrum Also known as a Swamp maple this tree has brilliant fall foliage.
Moist generally means soils that are constantly damp and wet refers to soils that are saturated with occasional exposure to standing water 1 day duration. Save For Later Print. Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust.
Like its close cousin orange butterfly weed swamp milkweed attracts monarchs and other butterflies. Swamp Milkweed Seeds from 2 Etsy.