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14 Perennials That Will Thrive in Wet Soil and Soggy Spots in Your Yard
Pickerel WeedPickerel Weed Ideal for shallow, standing water, pickerel weed, Pontederia cordata, develops pretty spikes of pale blue flowers from June through October. Pickerel weed is a native plant that grows 2-4 feet tall with large, arrowhead-shape leaves. It forms thick clumps; if you don’t want the plants to spread, grow them in containers and sink the pots at the water’s edge. This hardy plant requires full sun. The flowers are also attractive to butterflies. It grows well in Zones 3-10.