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Flooded in Spring, mowed regularly in summer

Posted by edlincoln 6A (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 20, 13 at 10:03

What plants can survive being flooded for several months a year and mowed in the summer?

Part of a friend's field is swampy in the Spring, but dries into lawn and is occasionally mowed in the summer.

What flowers could be planted there? I guess the ideal plant would be a swamp loving Spring Ephemeral or a decorative swamp grass that can survive occasional mowing.

Also, can anyone think of any swamp loving, native variety of clover with particularly pretty flowers?


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RE: Flooded in Spring, mowed regularly in summer

Grasses and sedges seem to do well in these areas. There's not much else you can do with such a site though.

http://www.prairienursery.com/store/product_plant_info_spartina-pectinata_prairie-cordgrass-plant-p-296.html#.Ugo3Q3rD9lY


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RE: Flooded in Spring, mowed regularly in summer

It's common in England: they call it a "water meadow".

Ask your local agricultural extension office.


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RE: Flooded in Spring, mowed regularly in summer

that is right in Great Britain season like that and its common in England.
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