The Q&A Archives: Shrubs for Wet Soil

Question: Can you recommend some shrubs for a moist spot in my lawn? I live in New Jersey.

Answer: Some shrubs suited to a moist area include smaller varieties of willow, the shrub dogwoods with colored twigs such as Cornus sericea, the deciduous hollies (Ilex verticillata), the inkberry holly (Ilex glabra), Summersweet (Clethra) and Itea.

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