University of Illinois Extension

Perennials for Moist or Wet Sites

  • Goatsbeard–Aruncus dioicus
  • False Spirea–Astilbe spp.
  • Clustered Bellflower–Campanula glomerata
  • Pink Turtlehead–Chelone lyonii
  • Delphinium–Delphinium elatum
  • Hibiscus–Hibiscus moscheutos
  • Hosta–Hosta spp.
  • Siberian Iris–Iris sibirica
  • Japanese Iris–Iris ensata
  • Ligularia–Ligularia spp.
  • Cardinal Flower–Lobelia cardinalis
  • Gooseneck Loosestrife–Lysimachia clethroides
  • Virginia Bluebells–Mertensia virginica
  • Bee Balm–Monarda didyma
  • Obedient Plant–Phystostegia virginiana
  • Rock Soapwort–Saponaria ocymoides
  • Spiderwort–Tradescantia x andersoniana
  • Globeflower–Trollius europaeus
  • Great Blue Lobelia–Lobelia siphilitica
  • Marsh Marigold–Caltha palustris
  • Queen-of-the-Prairie–Fillipendula rubra