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.ColorHeightBloomMoistureSun
Alisma subcordataWater Plantain$12.50White3'July-Sept.WPS-S
Anemone canadensisCanada Anemone$45.00Cream2'June-Aug.WM-MPS-S
Angelica atropurpureaAngelica$ 7.50White4'June-Aug.W-MS
Asclepias incarnataSwamp Milkweed$22.00Pink4'July-Aug.W-MS
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed$10.00Pink4'June-Aug.WM-DMPS-S
Aster novae-angliaeNew England Aster$42.00Purple3'-5'Aug.-Oct.W-DMPS-S
Aster puniceusSwamp Aster$40.00Lavender4'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-S
Aster umbellatusFlat-Top Aster$45.00Cream3'-5'Aug.-Oct.W-MPS-S
Chelone glabraTurtlehead$75.00White3'-4'Aug.-Sept.W-WMPS-S
Coreopsis tripterisTall Coreopsis$25.00Yellow5'-7'July-Aug.WM-DMPS-S
Eupatorium maculatumJoe-Pye Weed$25.00Pink4'-6'July-Sept.W-WMPS-S
Eupatorium perfoliatumBoneset$35.00White4'-5'July-Sept.W-WMPS-S
Eupatorium rugosumSnakeroot$35.00White2'-4'Aug.-Sept.WM-DMPS-S
Helenium autumnaleSneezeweed$22.00Yellow3'-4'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-S
Iris virginicaWild Blue Flag$18.00Blue2'-3'June-Aug.W-MPS-S
Liatris spicataMarsh Blazing Star$30.00Purple3'-4'July-Aug.W-WMPS-S
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower$95.00Red2'-5'July-Aug.W-WMPS-S
Lobelia siphiliticaGreat Blue Lobelia$45.00Blue1'-4'July-Sept.W-MPS-S
Mimulus ringensMonkey-flower$25.00Purple3'June-Sept.W-WMPS-S
Monarda fistulosaWild Bergamot$25.00Lavender2'-4'July-Aug.WM-DPS-S
Oenothera biennisCommon Evening Primrose$10.00Yellow2'-5'July-Sept.WM-DPS-S
Pycnanthemum virginianumCommon Mountain Mint$60.00White2'-3'July-Aug.W-DMPS-S
Ratibida pinnataYellow Coneflower$10.00Yellow3'-6'July-Sept.WM-DPS-S
Rudbeckia fulgidaSweet Black-eyed Susan$50.00Yellow3'-4'Aug.-Sept.WM-DMPS-S
Rudbeckia laciniataCut-leaved Coneflower$25.00Yellow3'-8'July-Sept.WM-MPS-S
Rudbeckia trilobaThree-lobed Coneflower$20.00Yellow4'Aug.-Sept.WM-DMPS-S
Silphium integrifoliumRosin Weed$20.00Yellow4'-6'July-Sept.WM-DPS-S
Silphium laciniatumCompass Plant$30.00Yellow5'-10'July-Sept.WM-DPS-S
Silphium perfoliatumCupplant$15.00Yellow5'-8'July-Sept.WM-DMPS-S
Silphium terebinthinaceumPrairie Dock$28.00Yellow5'-10'July-Sept.WM-DMPS-S
Solidago graminifoliaGrassleaved Goldenrod$50.00Yellow2'-4'July-Sept.W-DPS-S
Solidago patulaSwamp Goldenrod$40.00Yellow2'-7'Aug.-Oct.W-WMPS-S
Solidago riddelliiRiddell's Goldenrod$30.00Yellow2'-4'Aug.-Oct.WM-MS
Solidago rigidaStiff Goldenrod$22.00Yellow3'-5'Aug.-Oct.WM-DPS-S
Thalictrum dasycarpumPurple Meadow Rue$30.00Cream5'-7'June-JulyWM-MPS-S
Thalictrum dioicumEarly Meadow Rue$55.00Green2'April-MayWM-DMPS-S
Tradescantia ohiensisCommon Spiderwort$30.00Blue2'-4'May-JulyWM-DPS-S
Verbena hastataBlue Vervain$12.50Purple3'-6'July-Sept.W-MPS-S
Vernonia missuricaIronweed$30.00Purple4'-6'Aug.-Sept.WM-MPS-S
Veronicastrum virginicumCulver's Root$62.00White4'-6'July-Aug.WM-DMPS-S

Wetland Species - Grasses and Sedges

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