Plants/Shrubs that love water?

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Old 04-13-04, 10:09 AM
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Plants/Shrubs that love water?

I have one part of my yard by the corner of that house that seems to form puddles and holds water after it rains a lot. I was thinking of putting in some plants or shrubs that love water and suck up a lots of it. Any suggestions?
 
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Old 04-13-04, 11:27 AM
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not too sure about shrubs, but around here we plant bald cypress trees. they are a deciduous water loving tree.
 
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Old 04-14-04, 02:17 PM
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If it's shady enough, Hostas might work.

Or you could just build up the grade there and plant what you like.
 
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Old 04-14-04, 05:26 PM
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If it is all that wet, you might try some bog plants.

http://www.vnwg.com/catlist.jsp?catid=4

Hope this helps.
 
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