Cardinal Flower loves wet spots Perennials For Wet Soil Turn low-lying damp spots in your landscape into a colorful flower border by selecting perennials that thrive in wet soil. Here are some of the best perennials you can grow in soggy situations.
'Sweet Kate' spiderwort is one of the most eye-catching perennials in the garden, thanks to its neon yellow-green leaves and cobalt-blue blossoms. This North American native plant is very adaptable, thriving in shade or sun and wet or dry soils.
Russian Princess Lobelia - Vivid spikes of magenta flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies and are excellent for cutting. Glossy foliage emerges red in spring, turning burgundy to bronze throughout the season.