Welcome, Guest ( Login )

Plants for Bogs & Wet Areas

These plants can take wet feet and never complain making them the perfect choice for bogs and consistently moist to wet areas.
 

Sweetbay Magnolia, White Bay

Magnolia virginiana

The Sweetbay Magnolia or White Bay is an upright to pyramidal generally small to medium-sized native tree typically found growing in baygalls as well as along small creeks and streams in nearly every state bordering the Atlantic Ocean including the Gulf Coast. In midspring, mature trees produce fragrant white flowers to about 4" across and are followed by typical Magnolia cones whose seeds turn a bright orangey-red when mature in fall and winter and are utilized by songbirds as well as other wildlife. Magnolia virginiana is sometimes used as a caterpillar host by Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly, Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly, Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly, and the Sweet Bay Silk Moth .The deep blue-green to green foliage has a white reverse and can be used in the place of the unrelated Bay Leaf which is also known as Sweetbay or Laurus nobilis. Prefers average moist to moist to boggy to swampy acidic soils and is tolerant of clay soils. Item# 11713

Grows To: 12-20'H x 8-16'W is typical in garden settings but very old trees can reach over 90'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 16
US$12.99

Spikes of fragrant peachy orange butterfly shaped flowers sit atop the exquisitely variegated white and green foliage. Tahitian Flame Ginger is a hardy rhizomatous perennial that readily multiplies. The flowers and foliage make nice additions to arrangements. Tahitian Flame's striped and streaked variegation is sure to add interest to the garden and landscape even when it's not in flower. This easy to grow Ginger also makes an exotic medium sized container plant with a touch of the tropics. Item# 11234

Grows To: 5-7'H
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Filtered shade, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 28
US$14.99

Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine

Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty', Anisostichus capreolata, Doxantha capreolata

A show stopper! Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine produces a huge mass of 2" orange trumpets with yellow throats in late spring with some blooms throughout summer on well-established vines. An easily grown and vigorous clinging native evergreen vine that can easily grow up masonry, tree bark, or other structures without support.Cross Vines are a low maintenance choice for fences, posts, and large trellises. The trumpet shaped flowers attract hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. The unusual compound, glossy, dark green foliage takes on orange, red, bronze, and purple tones when grown in full sun during fall and winter.  Item# 670.

Grows To: 30-50'H, easily trained to a 6'H fence or other support.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
US$9.99
Temporarily Out of Stock

Email Me When Ready

Cannot Ship To: AZ

Tropical Storm Giant Elephant Ears

Colocasia 'Tropical Storm'

Remember how Elephant Ears were considered invasive, guess what this one is not! From the Royal Hawaiian series of Colocasias comes Tropical Storm, a tightly clump forming, cold hardy perennial with a great tropical effect in the garden or in containers. The large up to 3'+, almost heart-shaped, often slightly crinkled, tropical foliage of the Tropical Storm Elephant Ear is a dark green to nearly black with a large bold splash of starkly contrasting creamy yellow in the center of the leaves. Prefers moist soils. Item# 11516

Grows To: 3-5'H x 2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 10
US$9.99

Vivid Fall Obedient Plant, False Dragonshead

Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

Dense clusters of large deep purplish pink tubular flowers are born in late summer and early fall on this easy native perennial. Vivid Obedient Plant  has a compact habit that tops out at about two feet and it will readily spread by rhizomes creating a mass of sturdy stems and flowers. An easy and reliable native perennial that enjoys moist areas and attracts a variety of pollinators. Item# 10623.

Grows To: 2-3'H x 8-12''W and spreading
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 3.5 inch R / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
US$7.99
Temporarily Out of Stock

Email Me When Ready

The Waihi Wedding Louisiana Iris' wide white falls are bedecked with green veining and a nicely contrasting nearly neon green signals at their base that is often overcast with yellow. The standards are the same shade of clean white along with green veining. Waihi Wedding Louisiana Iris is a noticeably fragrant and vigorous hybrid developed by Heather Pryor of Australia. Flowers mid to late season. Item# 11270

Grows To: 40-48"H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 28
US$7.99
Was: $9.99

Clusters of pure-white, butterfly-like, fragrant blooms are born in summer atop the tropical foliage and sturdy lush stems. Cut the flowers and put them in a vase and they can perfume an entire room with their sweet fragrance. This is an old garden favorite, easy and reliable. The White Butterfly Ginger multiplies slowly and reliably but generally not invasively. Item # 1065.

Grows To: 4-6'H
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Filtered shade, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 59
US$12.99

White Lava Giant Elephant Ears

Colocasia 'White Lava'

Remember how Elephant Ears were considered invasive, guess what this one is not! From the Royal Hawaiian series of Colocasias comes White Lava, a tightly clump forming, cold hardy perennial with a great tropical effect in the garden or in containers. The large up to 3'+, almost heart-shaped, often slightly crinkled, tropical foliage of the White Lava Elephant Ear is a rich clossy green centered with a large bold splash of broad bright creamy white to yellow veining in the often slightly crinkled leaves that sit atop contrasting wine red stems. Prefers moist soils. Item# 11028

Grows To: 3-5'H x 2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 7
US$9.99

Clusters of pure white flowers with a darker eye may be born throughout summer and can nearly cover the top of the plant under good conditions. White or Swamp Milkweed is of the few shade tolerant Milkweeds but it seems to produce a fuller denser plant where it receives at least 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. An excellent choice for use as a Monarch host as it will remain evergreen in mild winters in zone 8B and warmer and a is good substitute for the Mexican Milkweed for those looking for a reliable locally native perennial Milkweed with a smaller compact habit. Asclepias perennis is native to much of the eastern central US. Item# 10451

Grows To: 1-2'H x 1-2'W
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 24
US$9.99

Giant, snow white 6" pinwheels are produced throughout summer and often well into fall on sturdy stems with finely cut rich green foliage. The White Texas Star or Lone Star Perennial Hibiscus is a pure white form of the Scarlet Swamp Mallow that was selected by Houston plantsman Heidi Sheesley. This is a vigorous sun loving perennial which is native to the swampy soils of the southeastern US but is somewhat drought resistant once well-established in the garden. The glowing white flowers attract a variety of pollinators including hummingbirds, bees, and the occasional butterfly. Item# 791.

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10 (mulch in 6,7,8)
Grows To: 6-8'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 15
US$12.99

The large medium to pale yellow falls are marked with contrasting purplish-red veining and the standards are a soft yellow with a purplish overcast and the same purplish red veining. Wow Factor Louisiana Iris is a 2001 hybrid bred by Australia's Heather Pryor. This is a fairly large growing Iris that flowers in midseason. Item# 11262

Grows To: 36-48"H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 18
US$9.99

Yellow Cross Vine

Bignonia capreolata 'Lutea', Anisostichus capreolata, Doxantha capreolata

Almost Eden's Yellow Cross Vine produces a huge mass of 2" yellow trumpets with orange throats in early to mid spring with some blooms throughout summer on well-established vines. An easily grown and vigorous clinging native evergreen vine that can easily grow up masonry, tree bark, or other structures without support. Cross Vines are a low maintenance choice for fences, posts, and large trellises. The trumpet shaped flowers attract hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. The unusual compound, glossy, dark green foliage takes on orange, red, bronze, and purple tones when grown in full sun during fall and winter. Item# 2998.

Grows To: 30-50'H, easily trained to a 6'H fence or other support.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
US$9.99
Temporarily Out of Stock

Email Me When Ready

Cannot Ship To: AZ

The fragrant, 4" wide flowers of this diminutive species Louisiana Iris sport purplish-blue, widely flaring sepals that are each heavily centered with creamy yellow on short zigzagging stems that hold flower buds at each turn. The Zigzag Louisiana Iris multiplies readily creating a loose ground cover that is choreographed with the changing seasons. It is at its peak in late spring when it is in flower and the foliage reaches its maximum of about 24" high. In late summer it begins to go dormant fading back to about 3-4 inches high from which it regrows all winter preparing for spring flowering. Excellent for naturalizing even in average moist soils. Item# 10877.

Grows To: 16-24"H, space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
US$9.99
Temporarily Out of Stock

Email Me When Ready

Cannot Ship To: CA,AZ

Sweetbay Magnolia, White Bay

Magnolia virginiana

The Sweetbay Magnolia or White Bay is an upright to pyramidal generally small to medium-sized native tree typically found growing in baygalls as well as along small creeks and streams in nearly every state bordering the Atlantic Ocean including the Gulf Coast. In midspring, mature trees produce fragrant white flowers to about 4" across and are followed by typical Magnolia cones whose seeds turn a bright orangey-red when mature in fall and winter and are utilized by songbirds as well as other wildlife. Magnolia virginiana is sometimes used as a caterpillar host by Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly, Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly, Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly, and the Sweet Bay Silk Moth .The deep blue-green to green foliage has a white reverse and can be used in the place of the unrelated Bay Leaf which is also known as Sweetbay or Laurus nobilis. Prefers average moist to moist to boggy to swampy acidic soils and is tolerant of clay soils. Item# 11713

Grows To: 12-20'H x 8-16'W is typical in garden settings but very old trees can reach over 90'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 16
US$12.99

Mini Cart

Your Cart Is Empty

Top Sellers

We Securely Accept

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover

We accept PayPal

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z