The Q&A Archives: Shrub

Question: What shrub is good in full sun and spring flooding?

Answer: The following shrubs grow about 6' at maturity and will tolerate damp spring soils: Berberis koreana (Korean Barberry Slide), Berberis x mentorensis (Mentor Barberry), Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush), Clethra alnifolia (Summersweet Clethra), Diervilla lonicera (Bush Honeysuckle), Ilex verticillata (Winterberry ? 'Red Sprite', 'Jim Dandy'), Kerria japonica (Japanese Kerria), Rosa rugosa (Rugosa Rose ? 'Blanc Double de Coubert'), Rosa rugosa (Rugosa Rose ? 'Frau Dagmar Hastrup'or 'Nearly Wild'), Syringa meyeri (Dwarf Korean Lilac 'Palibin'), Syringa patula (Manchurian Lilac 'Miss Kim'), or Viburnum x juddii (Judd Viburnum). Enjoy your new shrub!

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