Rain Garden Plant List This is by no means a complete list of the many plants suitable for your rain

garden:
Native or Category Naturalized Wet Zone Tree Any Grass Any Fern Median Tree Yes Any Perennial Any Wildflower Yes Any Grass Yes Median Grass Yes Median Shrub Yes Any Wildflower Yes Median Wildflower Yes Median Perennial Median, Margin Wildflower Yes Center Wildflower Yes Margin Tree Any Perennial No Any Tree Yes Any Vine Yes Any Shrub Yes Any Perennial No Any Tree Yes Any Shrub Yes Any Grass Yes Any Vine Yes Any Tree Yes Any Perennial Any Perennial Center Wildflower Yes Any Fern Median, Margin Wildflower Yes Margin Perennial Center Grass Center Wildflower Yes Any Perennial Any Wildflower Yes Margin Wildflower Yes Any Wildflower Yes Any

Botanical Name Acer rubrum var. drummondii Acorus calamus Adiantum capillus-veneris Aesculus pavia Alstromeria pulchella Amorpha fruticosa Andropogon gerardi Andropogon scoparius Aniscanthus wrightii Aquilegia canadensis Aquilegia ciliata Aquilegia hinckleyana Aquilegia longissima Asclepias tuberosa Asimina triloba Aspidistra eliator Betula nigra Bignonia capreolata Callicarpa americana Canna spp. Catalpa bignonioides Cephalanthus occidentalis Chasmanthus latifolium Clematis pitcheri Crataegus reverchonii Crinum spp. Cyperus alternifolius Delphinium virescens Dryoptera normalis Echinacea purpurea Equisetum hymenale Erianthus giganteus Eupatorium coelestinum Eupatorium maculatum Gaillardia spp. Gelsimium sempervirens Habranthus spp

Common Name Southern Swamp Maple Sweet Flag Southern Maidenhair Fern Scarlet Buckeye Peruvian Lily False Indigo Big Bluestem Little Bluestem Flame Acanthus Columbine, Red Texas Blue Star Columbine, Hinckley's Columbine, Longspur Butterfly Weed Pawpaw Cast Iron Plant River Birch Crossvine American Beautyberry Canna Lily Catalpa Buttonbush Inland Sea Oats Leatherflower Hawthorn Crinum Umbrella Sedge Prairie Larkspur Wood Fern Purple Coneflower Horsetail Sugarcane Plumegrass Blue Mist Flower Joe Pye Weed Blanketflowers Carolina Jessamine Rainlily

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Plant list: continued Botanical Name Habranthus texanus Habranthus tubispathus Hedychium coronarium Helianthus angustifolius Helianthus maximiliani Hemerocallis spp. Hibiscus cardiophyllus Hibiscus coccineus Hibiscus coccineus "Lone Star" Hibiscus dasycalyx Hibiscus militaris Hibiscus moscheutos Hymenocallis liriosome Ilex decidua Ilex vomitoria Iris brevicaulis Iris fulva Iris spp. Iris versicolor Kosteletskya virginica Lantana horrida Liatris pycnostachya Liatris spicata Liquidambar styraciflua Lobelia cardinalis Magnolia grandiflora Malvaviscus arboreus Malvaviscus drummondii Mirabilis jalapa Monarda didyma Muhlenbergia capillaris Myrica cerifera Oenothera speciosa Onoclea sensibilis Osumunda regalis Oxalis crassipes Panicum obtusum Panicum virgatum Passiflora incarnata Penstemon cobaea Penstemon tenuis Physostegia praemorsa Physostegia pulchella Common Name Copper Lily Texas Copper Lily Butterfly Ginger Swamp Sunflower Maximilian Daisy Daylilies Heart-leaf Hibiscus Texas Star Hibiscus Red Texas Star Hibiscus White Native or Category Naturalized Wet Zone Wildflower Yes Any Wildflower Yes Any Perennial No Any Wildflower Yes Any Wildflower Yes Center Perennial No Any Wildflower Yes Center Shrub Yes Center Shrub Yes Center Wildflower Yes Center Wildflower Yes Center Wildflower Center Wildflower Yes Center Tree Yes Margin Tree Yes Margin Wildflower Yes Center Wildflower Yes Center Wildflower Yes Center Wildflower Center Wildflower Yes Center, Median Wildflower Yes Margin Wildflower Yes Margin Wildflower Yes Any Tree Yes Any Wildflower Yes Center Tree Yes Any Shrub Any Shrub Yes Median, Margin Perennial No Any Wildflower Any Yes Grass Yes Median, Margin Tree Yes Median, Margin Wildflower Yes Median Fern Any Fern Any Groundcover Yes Margin Yes Center Grass Yes Center Vine Yes Any Wildflower Yes Median Wildflower Yes Any Wildflower Center Yes Wildflower Any Yes

Giant Rose Mallow Spider Lily Possumhaw Yaupon Holly Louisiana Iris Red Louisiana Iris Wild Iris Blue Flag Iris Salt Marsh Mallow Texas Lantana Prairie Blazing Star Gayfeather (Blazing Star) Sweetgum Cardinal Flower Southern Magnolia Giant Turkscap Turk's Cap Four o'Clock Bee Balm Gulf Muhly Grass Southern Wax Myrtle Pink Evening Primrose Sensitive Fern Royal Fern Woods Sorrel Vine Mesquite Switchgrass Passionflower Wild Foxglove Gulf Coast Penstemon Obedient Plant, Fall Spring Obedient Plant, Spring

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Plant list: continued Botanical Name Plumbago auriculata Rosa spp. Swamp Rose Rudbeckia hirta Rudbeckia maxima Ruellia spp Ruellia spp. "Katie" Sabal minor Sabal palmetto Salvia greggii Sambucus canadensis Setcreasea pallida Silphium albiflorum Silphium asperrimum Solidago Sophora affinis Sorghastrum nutans Stokesia laevis Tagetes lucida Taxodium distichum Tradescantia spp. Tripsacum dactyloides Typha latifolia Ugnadia speciosa Ulmus crassifolia Verbena elegans Vernonia baldwinii Washingtonia filifera Zephyranthes spp. Common Name Blue Plumbago Swamp Rose Black-eyed Susan Giant Coneflower Mexican Petunia Dwarf Mexican Petunia Dwarf palmetto Cabbage Palm Cherry Sage American Elderberry Purple Heart Rosinweed, White-flowered Rosinweed Goldenrods Eve's Necklace Indiangrass Stokes aster Mexican Mint Marigold Bald Cypress Spiderwort, Dayflower Eastern Gamagrass Cattail Mexican Buckeye Cedar Elm Hardy Verbena Ironweed California Fan Palm Rainlily Native or Category Naturalized Wet Zone Shrub Margin No Shrub Yes Margin Wildflower Yes Margin Wildflower Yes Any Wildflower Yes Any Wildflower Yes Any Shrub Any Yes Shrub Yes Any Wildflower Yes Margin Shrub Yes Any Groundcover Median, Margin Wildflower Yes Median Wildflower Yes Median Wildflower Yes Any Tree Yes Any Grass Yes Median Perennial Median, Margin Perennial Margin Tree Yes Any Median, Margin Wildflower Yes Center Grass Yes Center Perennial Yes Any Tree Yes Any Tree Yes Wildflower Yes Median, Margin Wildflower Yes Margin Tree No Any Perennial Yes Any

Copywright 2004—Angela Chandler

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