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Plants for Wet Areas

Wet areas pose special problems in the landscape. However, there are many plants which may tolerate these poor drainage conditions. In wet areas, the addition of Meadows Farms Planting Mix will improve the soil composition and increase drainage. The following are plants recommented for wet areas.

Trees

  • Arborvitae
  • Amlanchier
    Birch
    Cryptomeria
  • Maples- Red, Autumn Blaze
    Sweet Bay Magnolia
  • Oaks- Pin, Willow, White
  • Gum- Sweet, Black
  • Weeping Willow

Shrubs

  • Aronia
  • Blueberry
  • Clethra
  • Holly- Inkberry, Winterberry
  • Itea
  • Leucothoe
  • Hydrangea
  • Red Twig Dogwood
  • Viburnum

Perennials

  • Astilbe
  • Asters
  • Bee Balm
  • Lobelia
  • Ferns
  • Forget-Me-Nots
  • Iris
  • Pennyroyal
  • Sweet Flag

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