Moist/ Wet Garden Shrubs


S & J Nursery’s Guide to

Moist or Wet Soil Garden Site

Shrubs and Shrub Alternatives

for Northeast Florida


 Shrubs that Will Tolerate Moist Soils Following Heavy Rains


Anise Yellow

Florida Anise yellow in a 3 gallon nursery pot


Anise Forest Green


Bottlebrush Dwarf Macarthur

Bottlebrush Dwarf Macarthur blooms


Bottlebrush ‘Slim’

Bottlebrush Slim blooms up close


Euonymous Golden 


Euonymous Silver


Gardenia August Beauty ( information page coming soon)


Gardenia Mystery ( info page coming soon)


Holly Burfordii

Holly Dwarf Burfordii with berries St. Augustine Florida


Holly Schillings Dwarf

SAchillings Holly Heavily shaped in the Jacksonville Flordia landscape


Hydrangea ( information pages coming soon)


Viburnum Walters ‘Mrs. Schillers’

Viburnum walters whorled class foliage and bloom


Vibrnum Suspensum

Viburnum Suspensum Sandankwa Viburnum shrubs foliage up close


Wax Myrtle

Wax Myrtle trunk and branches


Shrubs and Shrub Alternatives That are

Tolerant of Water Logged Soils

Shrub choices can be severely limited with consistently water logged soils. Fortunately in most of those areas, other options can be substituted to serve the same purpose.

In this list I have tried to include some other non traditional plant choices that will thrive in locations where you may be trying to decide on a shrub to install. Try to keep an open mind and remember that planting something that will thrive without any fuss from you in a moist or wet soil location will look far better than attempting to make something work that really is not meant for that area. In the end a better suited plant selection will give you a much better looking landscape.


Agapanthus


Alocasia


Canna lily


Colocasia


Crinum Lily


Florida Anise Yellow


Louisianna Iris


Wax Myrtle


Wax Myrtle Dwarf