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Moisture Tolerant Plants

Moisture Tolerant Plants

Moisture Tolerant Plants

Many homes have low-lying areas that stay wet. These spots need to have moisture tolerant plants to survive in that area. They don't mind their "feet" being wet and will thrive there.

Perennials

Foxglove, Cotton Easter, Goats Beard, Bugleweed, Hardy Hibiscus, Black Snakeroot, Rocket Ligularia, Cardinal Flower, Meadow Rue, Spiderwort, Royal Fern, Swamp Milkweed, Siberian Bugloss, Turtlehead, Spotted Joe-Pye Weed, Astilbe, Fern

 

Ostrich Fern

Matteuccia struthiopetris

 

River birch bark

River Birch bark
By Googoo85 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 Can handle lots of moisture:

Trees                                                 Shrubs

Black Alder                                                               Ivory Halo Dogwood

  River/Heritage Birch                                              Grey Dogwood

Whitespire Birch                                                      Red Twig Dogwood

                                                                                    Yellow Twig Dogwood

 

Snowdrops

Perennials

Bee Balm                                                                  Royal Fern

Joe-Pye weed                                                        Iris(Siberian)

Mint                                                                            Spiderwort

Snowdrops

Autumn Blaze Maple In field

Can handle occasional moisture:

Trees

Autumn Blaze Maple,  Sienna Glen Maple, Superform Maple, Emerald Queen Maple, Autumn Radiance Maple,  Autumn Spire Maple, Red Sunset Maple, Northern Catalpa, Quaking Aspen,                                                  Redmond Linden, Frontier Elm, New Horizon Elm, Accolade Elm,  Norway Spruce, Brandon Arborvitae, Holmstrup Arborvitae, Dark Green Arborvitae, Pyramidal Arborvitae, Emerald Green Arborvitae, Techny Arborvitae

 

Annabelle Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabella'

Shrubs

Black Chokeberry, Hummingbird Summersweet, Ruby Spice Summersweet, Pagoda Dogwood, Northern Gold Forsythia, Bronx Forsythia, Annabelle Hydrangea, Endless Summer Hydrangea, Pee Gee Hydrangea, Limelight Hydrangea, Pink Diamond Hydrangea, Tardiva Hydrangea, Oakleaf Hydrangea, Cheyenne Privet, Diablo Ninebark, Arrowwood Viburnum, Winter Red Winterberry, Variegated Solomons Seal, Althea Willow

 

NOTE:  Any of our sales associates here at Breezy Hill Nursery would be happy to answer your questions about planting and caring for your tree.  Call us at (262) 537-2111.

If you have gardening questions please call or stop by our garden center.

You might also enjoy this post about perennials.

 

 

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