Bulbs/Flowers for Wet Soil

dstoneMarch 20, 2013

Greetings,

I'm located in mid-Dutchess county. I've got an area of my year that is near a stream, and it is often wet during the summer. I have trouble keeping the lawn mowed, so I though about planting a lot of bulbs and covering it with a few inches of mulch.

Is there any bulb or other perennial that can live in moist soil?

Thanks.

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auntyara(5a)

hi, certain kinds of iris can grow in bogs.
maybe google it.
good luck
:) Laura

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 10:27AM
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surya55_gw

Hello dstone,

Try some of the Dutch irises such as Yellow Flag & others as well as Rose Mallow. They like wet feet.

Goodluck!

    Bookmark   March 23, 2013 at 8:42PM
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jayco(5b NY)

Siberian iris. They aren't bulbs, but they like the wet, they're very pretty, and they will spread.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2013 at 9:49PM
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