11 Striking Bog Plants

For moist to wet areas of your landscape, choose from among these beautiful plants: they love having wet feet.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
  • arum lily is plant that thrives in boggy condition

    Arum Lily

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun
    Mature size: 4 feet tall and 12 inches wide

  • darmera pelta thrives in boggy conditions

    Indian Rhubarb

    Also known as umbrella plant (Darmera peltata), this bog-loving plant tolerates full sun to dappled shade. Mature height: 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide

  • iris sibirica thrives in boggy conditions

    Siberian Iris

    Ideal growing conditions full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 32 inches tall and 18 inches wide
    Pictured: 'Shirley Pope'

  • rodgersia is plant that thrives in boggy condition

    Rodgersia

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature height: 3 feet

  • millers crimson thrives in boggy conditions

    Candelabra Primrose

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature height: 18 inches
    Pictured: 'Miller's Crimson'

  • globeflower thrives in boggy conditions

    Globeflower

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 3 feet tall and 18 inches wide

  • flipendula thrives in boggy conditions

    Japanese Meadowsweet

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide

  • gunnera is plant that thrives in boggy condition

    Giant Gunnera

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 8 feet tall and 10 feet wide

  • eupatorium thrives in boggy conditions

    Sweetscented Joe Pye Weed

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide

  • the rocket plant thrives in boggy conditions

    Leopard Plant (Narrow-Leaf Ligularia)

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide
    Pictured: 'The Rocket'

  • aurea is plant that thrives in boggy condition

    Tufted Sedge

    Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade
    Mature size: 28 inches tall and 18 inches wide
    Pictured: 'Aurea'

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything

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