If you have a drainage area, stormwater runoff, or would like to install a rain garden, the species listed below are adapted to wet, moist conditions and deep roots will filtrate water in the soil.

 

 

Seeding Rate:  3 oz/1000 s.f. or 6 lbs./acre

Wetland Species - Forbs

Scientific NameCommon Name$/oz.ColorHeightBloomMoistureSunPurchase
Alisma subcordataWater Plantain$12.50White3'July-Sept.WPS-SOrder
Anemone canadensisCanada Anemone$45.00Cream2'June-Aug.WM-MPS-SOrder
Angelica atropurpureaAngelica$ 7.50White4'June-Aug.W-MSOrder
Asclepias incarnataSwamp Milkweed$22.00Pink4'July-Aug.W-MSOrder
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed$15.00Pink4'June-Aug.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Aster novae-angliaeNew England Aster$45.00Purple3'-5'Aug.-Oct.W-DMPS-SOrder
Aster puniceusSwamp Aster$40.00Lavender4'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-SOrder
Aster umbellatusFlat-Top Aster$45.00Cream3'-5'Aug.-Oct.W-MPS-SOrder
Chelone glabraTurtlehead$75.00White3'-4'Aug.-Sept.W-WMPS-SOrder
Coreopsis tripterisTall Coreopsis$25.00Yellow5'-7'July-Aug.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Eupatorium maculatumJoe-Pye Weed$25.00Pink4'-6'July-Sept.W-WMPS-SOrder
Eupatorium perfoliatumBoneset$35.00White4'-5'July-Sept.W-WMPS-SOrder
Eupatorium rugosumSnakeroot$35.00White2'-4'Aug.-Sept.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Helenium autumnaleSneezeweed$22.00Yellow3'-4'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-SOrder
Iris virginicaWild Blue Flag$18.00Blue2'-3'June-Aug.W-MPS-SOrder
Liatris spicataMarsh Blazing Star$30.00Purple3'-4'July-Aug.W-WMPS-SOrder
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower$95.00Red2'-5'July-Aug.W-WMPS-SOrder
Lobelia siphiliticaGreat Blue Lobelia$45.00Blue1'-4'July-Sept.W-MPS-SOrder
Mimulus ringensMonkey-flower$25.00Purple3'June-Sept.W-WMPS-SOrder
Monarda fistulosaWild Bergamot$25.00Lavender2'-4'July-Aug.WM-DPS-SOrder
Oenothera biennisCommon Evening Primrose$10.00Yellow2'-5'July-Sept.WM-DPS-SOrder
Pycnanthemum virginianumCommon Mountain Mint$60.00White2'-3'July-Aug.W-DMPS-SOrder
Ratibida pinnataYellow Coneflower$10.00Yellow3'-6'July-Sept.WM-DPS-SOrder
Rudbeckia fulgidaSweet Black-eyed Susan$50.00Yellow3'-4'Aug.-Sept.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Rudbeckia laciniataCut-leaved Coneflower$25.00Yellow3'-8'July-Sept.WM-MPS-SOrder
Rudbeckia trilobaThree-lobed Coneflower$20.00Yellow4'Aug.-Sept.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Silphium integrifoliumRosin Weed$20.00Yellow4'-6'July-Sept.WM-DPS-SOrder
Silphium laciniatumCompass Plant$30.00Yellow5'-10'July-Sept.WM-DPS-SOrder
Silphium perfoliatumCupplant$15.00Yellow5'-8'July-Sept.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Silphium terebinthinaceumPrairie Dock$28.00Yellow5'-10'July-Sept.WM-DMPS-SOrder
Solidago graminifoliaGrassleaved Goldenrod$52.00Yellow2'-4'July-Sept.W-DPS-SOrder
Solidago patulaSwamp Goldenrod$40.00Yellow2'-7'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-SOrder
Solidago riddelliiRiddell's Goldenrod$30.00Yellow2'-4'Aug.-Oct.WM-MSOrder
Solidago rigidaStiff Goldenrod$25.00Yellow3'-5'Aug.-Oct.WM-DPS-SOrder
Thalictrum dasycarpumPurple Meadow Rue$30.00Cream5'-7'June-JulyWM-MPS-SOrder
Thalictrum dioicumEarly Meadow Rue$55.00Green2'April-MayWM-DMPS-SOrder
Tradescantia ohiensisCommon Spiderwort$30.00Blue2'-4'May-JulyWM-DPS-SOrder
Verbena hastataBlue Vervain$12.50Purple3'-6'July-Sept.W-MPS-SOrder
Vernonia missuricaIronweed$30.00Purple4'-6'Aug.-Sept.WM-MPS-SOrder
Veronicastrum virginicumCulver's Root$62.00White4'-6'July-Aug.WM-DMPS-SOrder

Wetland Species - Grasses and Sedges

Scientific NameCommon Name$/oz.$/lb.HeightBloomMoistureSunPurchase by ozPurchase by lb
Andropogon gerardiiBig Bluestem$ 3.00$18.005'-8'Warm SeasonWM-DPS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
Carex comosaBristly Sedge$20.002'Cool SeasonW-WMSOrder/oz
Carex crinitaFringed Sedge$27.504'Cool SeasonW-WMPS-SOrder/oz
Carex cristatellaCrested Oval Sedge$55.002'Cool SeasonW-WMPS-SOrder/oz
Carex grayiCommon Bur Sedge$27.503'Cool SeasonW-MPS-SOrder/oz
Carex lupulinaCommon Hopsedge$27.503'Cool SeasonW-WMPS-SOrder/oz
Carex vulpinoideaFoxtail Sedge$15.002'Cool SeasonW-WMPS-SOrder/oz
Elymus virginicus**Virginia Wild-Rye$ 4.00$21.002'-4'Cool SeasonW-MPS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
Panicum virgatumSwitch Grass$ 3.00$17.003'-5'Warm SeasonWM-DPS-SOrder/ozOrder/lb
Scirpus atrovirensBulrush$10.003'-5'Cool SeasonW-WMSOrder/oz
Scirpus cyperinusWool Grass$15.003'-5'Cool SeasonW-WMSOrder/oz
Sparganium eurycarpumCommon Bur Reed$10.004'Warm SeasonWPSOrder/oz