Plant for moist shady area - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by arpampalon
March 24, 2010
What plants grow best in Atlanta Ga are, wet shady area. Shrub, Tree and Perennials?

Answer from NGA
March 24, 2010


Here are a few suggestions:
Aconitum (Monkshood), Alchemilla (Lady?s Mantle), Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern), Alocasia (Elephant Ear), Aruncus (Goatsbeard), Mimulus (Monkey Flower), Asclepias incarnate (Swamp Milkweed), Miscanthus(some varieties) (Maiden Grass), Molinia caerulea (Purple Moor Grass), Astilbe, Myosotis (Forget Me Not), Astilboides tabularis (Shield Leaf), Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass), Bergenia, Phalaris arundinacea (Ribbon Grass), Blechnum (Deer Fern), Physostegia (Obedient Plant), Polygonum (Soloman?s Seal), Chelone lyonii (Turtlehead), Primula (Primrose), Cyrtomium (Fish Tail Fern), Rodgersia (Rodger?s Flower), Gunnera (Dinosaur Food), Sisyrinchium californicum (Yellow Eyed Grass), Hosta (Plantain Lily), Tiarella (Foam Flower), Lysimachia (Loosestrife), Houttuyuna (Chameleon Plant), Vinca minor (Dwarf Vinca), Abies balsamea (Balsam Fir), Acer rubrum (Red Maple), Andromeda (Bog Rosemary), Cornus stolonifera (Shrub Dogwood), Sambucus canadensis (American Elderberry), Acorus gramineus (Japanese Sweet Flag)Iris Louisiana (Louisiana Iris), and Cyperus alternifolius (Umbrella Plant).

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