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Flowers and trees that are native to our area have deep roots that suck up water. That is a good thing when you are in a rain garden!
We know what to plant. Over the past decades, we have tried out rain garden plants in neighborhood gardens. These are the plants that do well in rain gardens, and people like them.
Already know what you want to plant? Order from the Washtenaw County Conservation District Tree, Shrub and Native Plant sale.
Here is a beautiful shady rain garden. Iris virginica (Blue Flag Iris) and Canada Anemone create a simple and beautiful planting plan.