The Q&A Archives: What is a good shrub for a wet area?

Question: What is a good shrub to plant where it is wet?

Answer: Some shrubs to consider for a wet spot (but not standing water) would include shrub dogwoods, the deciduous winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata), red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia) and smaller, prunable willows such as pussy willow.

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