What plants can I grow in soggy conditions?

A section of my back yard is always soggy. What plants could I grow there?
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If the area is constantly wet, but not inundated, bog plants will be your best bet. The following table contains plants that thrive in wet soil.

Common Name

Botanical Name

Zones

Bigleaf ligularia  

Ligularia dentata

3-8

Calla lily 

Zantedeschia aethiopica

9-10

Cardinal flower

Lobelia cardinalis  

3-9

Japanese iris

Iris ensata

4-9

Japanese primrose

Primula japonica 

5-7

Moneywort 

Lysimachia nummularia

3-8

Ostrich fern 

Matteuccia struthiopteris

3-8

Pink turtlehead

Chelone lyonii 

3-10

Rodgersia 

Rodgersia pinnata

4-7

Siberian iris 

Iris sibirica

3-9

Spiderwort

Tradescantia virginiana

4-9


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