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asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th June, 2020

What type of tree grows well in wet soil?

Trees that tolerate wet soils include Freeman maple (Acer x freemanii), red maple (Acer rubrum), silver maple (Acer saccharinum), black alder (Alnus glutinosa), river birch (Betula nigra), hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), black gum (Nyssa sylvatica), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor),

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Also to know is, what tree does well in wet soil?

The Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum) is probably one of the best trees for wet areas. It grows in zones 4 to 11 and can tolerate dry soils as well as constantly flooded areas.

Beside above, what shrubs grow in wet soil? Our top 6 plants for wet soils:

  • Liquidambar styraciflua.
  • Cornus alba.
  • Hydrangea paniculata.
  • Phyllostachys.
  • Hosta.
  • Zantedeschia aethiopica.

Keeping this in consideration, what can I grow in wet soil?

Happily, many plants thrive in moist but well drained soil.

  • Hosta.
  • Himalayan honeysuckle.
  • False goatsbeard.
  • Siberian flag iris.
  • Bleeding heart.
  • Hydrangea.
  • Masterwort.
  • Candelabra primula.

Which plants soak up lots of water?

Trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans) is one option for a suckering vine that helps curb excess water. Ornamental grasses also spread quickly and sop up excess water. Good choices include sea oats (Chasmanthium latifolium), sedges (Carex spp.) and giant reeds (Arundo donax).

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