Perennials for Moist Soils

PLANT CARE

Perennials for Moist Soils

Perennials for Moist Soil in Sun

Botanical Name

Common Name

 Botanical Name

Common Name

Acorus

Japanese Sweet Flag

Iris

Iris

Aegopodium

Bishop’s Weed   

Lysimachia 

Gooseneck Loosestrife

Amsonia 

Blue Star   

Mentha

Mint

Astrantia

Great Masterwort Miscanthus  Japanese Silver Grass
Boltonia Boltonia Monarda  Bee Balm 

Calamagrostis 

Feather Reed Grass     Pharlaris  Ribbon Grass

Eupatorium

Joe Pye Weed   

Phlox 

Tall Garden Phlox

Filipendula

 Queen of the Meadow  PhysostegiaObedient Plant

Hibiscus

Rose MallowRanunculusCreeping Buttercup

Helenium

Sneezeweed TradescantiaSpiderwort

Houttuynia                 

Chameleon  VeroniaIronweed

Perennials for Wet Soils in Shade

Botanical Name  

Common Name

Botanical Name  

Common Name

Aruncus 

Goatsbeard  

Ligularia 

Ragwort

Astilbe 

False Spirea  

Lobelia

Cardinal Flower

Brunnera

Bugloss 

Mertensia 

Virginia Bluebells

Carex 

Japanese Sedge

Myosotis

Forget Me Not

Chelone                      

Pink Turtlehead    

Polygonatum                

Solomon’s Seal

Cimicifuga                   

Bugbane  

Primula                       

Primrose

Ferns 

Many varieties 

Rodgersia 

Rodger’s Flower

Hakonechloa

 Japanese Forest Grass 

Trollius  

Globeflower

Kirengeshoma

 Yellow Waxbells

  

For constantly wet soils, refer to pond plants.