|The beautiful river birch (Betula nigra) thrives in wet soil and looks |
perfectly at home near water. The variety 'Heritage' has exceptional
|This golden variety of dawn redwood|
sparkles amongst the evergreens
|It may be a few years before my 'Niobe' weeping willow|
looks this good but it will be worth the wait. Beautiful.
|The aptly named 'Heather bun'|
white cedar. (Cham. thyoides)
Glossy evergreen leaves and fragrant spring flowers are the hallmarks of the Mexican orange blossom (Choiysa ternata). This easy to grow shrub reaches 6' or so and does well in waterlogged clay soil.
Right Plant, Right Place by Nicola Ferguson, Fireside 2005. This is a wonderful reference book which covers everything from plants which have winter interest to those which thrive in wet soil.