Answer: Most plants won't grow in soggy soils so you might want to consider building a raised bed or installing a curtain drain to help drain the soil. Failing that, here are some reliable plants for soggy soils: SHRUBS: Bottlebrush buckeye, Florida anise, Inkberry, Sweet pepperbush, Sweetshrub, Virginia sweetspire, Wax myrtle, Winterberry. Some perennials to consider: Bee balm, Blue flag iris, Canna, Ironweed Vernonia, Japanese iris, Joe-Pye weed, Lady fern, River oats, Royal fern, Siberian iris, Spiderwort, Swamp sunflower, Sweet flag, Yellow flag. Good luck with your garden!
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