Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis) survives in soggy soil and partial shade, but will grow more robustly in damp soil and full sun. (Photo by Walter Gardens Inc.)

16 plants for soggy soil

Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Don’t let soggy soil bog you down — these 16 perennials don’t mind wet feet and provide a steady succession of blooms as well as attractive foliage.

Primula polyanthus seedling. Photo by Brendan Zwelling

Primrose time

Judith Adam

The generosity of seed companies is a wonderful thing. Last year, I had a packet of Primula polyanthus seeds, the ...