plants for wet areas - Knowledgebase Question

Delray Beach, Fl
Question by lauroy2
October 28, 2010
It is always boggy beneath my banana trees. What can I plant there?

Answer from NGA
October 28, 2010


Only a few plants will tolerate soggy soils and grow well near a banana tree. Try Liriope, with lilac to white flowers; Ophiopogon japonicus (Mondo Grass) which has a finer texture than liriope; or Selaginella involvens, with its unique, fern-like
appearance. Enjoy your garden!

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