Plants That Like Wet Soil

If you can't divert accumulating water, consider Plan B -- install plants that don't mind getting wet feet from time to time.

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Yellow Flag Iris

Perennials That Can Handle Prolonged Submersion

  • blue flag (Iris vericolor)
  • bog arum(Calla palustris)
  • cattail (Typha spp.)
  • cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora)
  • flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus)
  • golden club (Orontium aquaticum)
  • hardy arum (Peltandra virginica)
  • horsetail (Equisetum hyemale)
  • Japanese water iris (Iris ensata)
  • marsh marigold (Caltha palustris)
  • rush (Juncus spp.)
  • southern blue flag (Iris virginica)
  • spike rush (Eleocharis acicularis)
  • sweet flag (Acorus calamus)
  • water canna (Canna x generalis)
  • water iris (Iris laevigata)
  • yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus)
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