Plants for Rain Gardens

Rain gardens are a beautiful solution to the problem of water runoff. Planting a rain garden will help prevent erosion and the pollution of local waterways. Primarily composed of native plants, rain gardens can be extremely low maintenance and double as pollinator gardens!

Below is a list of popular plants we carry that work well in rain gardens, however, we may not have every variety listed available at all times.

Perennials and Grasses

Echinacea (Coneflower)

Aster

Baptisia

Black Eyed Susan

Cardinal Flower

Coneflower

Coreopsis (Tickseed)

Daylily

Equisetum

Goldenrod

Hosta

Joe Pye Weed

Little Bluestem

Ruellia

Rush (Common and Corkscrew Varieties)

Sneezeweed

Swamp Mallow

Swamp Milkweed

Shrubs

Diane Witch Hazel

Buttonbush

Chokeberry

Clethra

Inkberry

Spirea

Sweetspire

Viburnum

Wax Myrtle

Witch Hazel

 

 

Trees

Forest Pansy Redbud

American Holly

Dogwood

Magnolia

Redbud

River Birch

Serviceberry