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Bulbs/Flowers for Wet Soil

Posted by dstone (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 20, 13 at 16:38

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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RE: Bulbs/Flowers for Wet Soil

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


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RE: Bulbs/Flowers for Wet Soil

Hello dstone,

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

Goodluck!


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RE: Bulbs/Flowers for Wet Soil

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


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