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11 Striking Bog Plants on HGTV Globeflower - Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade. Mature size: 3 feet tall and 18 inches wide. Credit: DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

11 Striking Bog Plants

11 Striking Bog Plants on HGTV Globeflower - Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade. Mature size: 3 feet tall and 18 inches wide.

Summer plant pairs ~ these all go together like peanut butter & jelly! (click for the list)

10 Top Summer Plant Pairs

Day Lillies and Black Eyed Susan. Trumpet-shape daylilies come in colors such as pink, red and orange that complement classic orange-yellow black-eyed Susans. Both bloom midsummer; black-eyed Susan flowers last until midautumn.

Meadowsweet looks like a supersized astilbe with its cotton-candy blooms of fluffy pink borne on 5-foot-tall stems. The plant is also known as queen-of-the-prairie, a fitting name for this Midwest native. It grows best in full sun, but it tolerates some shade. Name: Filipendula rubra Zones: 3-7

The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Meadowsweet looks like a supersized astilbe with its cotton-candy blooms of fluffy pink borne on stems. The plant is also known as queen-of-the-prairie, a fitting name for this Midwest native. It grows best in full sun, but it tolerates some shade.

Bog plants that also do well in shade! For those swampy parts of your garden.

11 Striking Bog Plants

Swamp Lily  A top marsh or water-garden plant, swamp lily bears beautiful clusters of pink or white flowers from spring to fall and long, blue-green, strap-like leaves.  Name: Crinum americanum  Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist to wet soil  Size: To 4 feet tall  Zones: 8-11

15 Top Native Plants for Southern Gardens

Crinum This is one of the toughest plants you can grow. Sometimes called bog lily because it loves moist soil, crinum offers bold clusters of pink, purple, or white fragrant flowers from spring to fall.

Euphorbia thrives in the difficult conditions commonly found under big trees.Upright spikes of lime green flowers emerge in spring and persist through early summer. The bright flowers show up well above the dark glossy foliage. In better conditions it makes a good all-year-round evergreen background to woodland plants or other shade lovers. Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade. Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist. Hardiness: Hardy

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Euphorbia thrives in the difficult conditions commonly found under big trees.Upright spikes of lime green flowers emerge in spring and persist through early summer. The bright flowers show up well above the dark glossy foliage. In better conditions it mak

Globe Flower - Ideal growing conditions: full sun to dappled shade Mature size: 3 feet tall and 18 inches wide

11 Striking Bog Plants

For moist to wet areas of your landscape, choose from among these beautiful plants: they love having wet feet.

Jacob's ladder (<em>Polemonium caeruleum</em>)

Plant Solutions for Dry Shade

Jacobs ladder (Polemonium caeruleum) in Plant Solutions for Dry Shade from HGTV - Gardening For You

Cottage-Garden Plants: Monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii), Arendsii Group    Mature size: 4 feet tall, 12 inches wide. Ideal growing conditions: full sun to part shade; moist, well-drained soil

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Monkshood, Arendsii Group - mature size: 4 feet tall, 12 inches wide, best in full sun to part shade, well-drained soil

With a name like swamp milkweed, you know this plant loves wet soil: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/flowers-for-wet-soil/?socsrc=bhgpin053114swampmilkweed&page=20

The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Swamp Milkweed Milkweeds are butterfly favorites. Showy pink flowers appear in mid-summer and attract monarch butterflies. Growing Conditions: Full sun, moist to average soils Size: To 5 feet tall Zones:

Daisy        Daisies offer a simplistic beauty that works well in any cottage garden. Their bright white blooms with sunny yellow centers are perfect for beds and borders, as well as vases.        Name: Leucanthemum varieties        Growing conditions: Full sun to part shade and well-drained soil        Height: To 3 feet tall        Zones: 4-8

The 18 Best Plants for Cottage Gardens

Daisy Daisies offer a simplistic beauty that works well in any cottage garden. Their bright white blooms with sunny yellow centers are perfect for beds and borders, as well as vases.

Creeping Jenny For a plant that grows just a few inches tall, creeping Jenny, Lysimachia nummularia, packs a big punch of color. This ground-hugging perennial sports bright chartreuse foliage that will quickly carpet any wet area. The plant forms new roots at each leaf node as the plant crawls across the ground, so it doesn’t take long to spread through the garden. Creeping Jenny also develops small yellow flowers in the early summer. The leaves are the brightest when the plants are grown in…

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. This is creeping jenny

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5 Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas

Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas - very informative gardening website. Free hunky gardener with every order!

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