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9 Favorite Native Shrubs for Wet Areas

Shrubs are the backbone of the garden, but if you have an area where water pools or just stays consistently soggy, it might seem hard to find plants that flourish. Here are some of our favorites that have adapted to like wet conditions.
Ilex glabra Shamrock

Inkberry Holly is Native AND Evergreen

A darn nice alternative to boxwood is the equally tough and hardy inkberry holly (Ilex glabra). Here you see the increasingly popular short variety ‘Shamrock’, It’s indigenous from Nova Scotia to Florida and west to Mississippi. Details Prefers wet soils.…

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