Soggy Flower Beds - Knowledgebase Question

Torrance, CA
Question by jelskij
March 31, 2001
What type of perennials will do well year round in a flower bed that keeps the soil wet year round?

Answer from NGA
March 31, 2001


The following perennials should thrive in the wet conditions you describe: Acorus, Astilboides, Caltha, Eupatorium, Filipendula, Iris ensata, Iris pseudocorus, Kalimeris, Ligularia, Lobelia, Lysimachia, Petasites, Polygonum, Rodgersia, Tovara, Tradescantia, and Trollius. All are available from Shady Oaks Nursery at 1-800-504-8006 or, visit the website at

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