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Clay Soil Plants - Top 20

Sticky, clay soil that is either wet or rock hard? These plant will happily provide colour, texture and structure.

A photo of Arrowwood 'Dawn'

Arrowwood 'Dawn'

Viburnum × bodnantense 'Dawn'

A photo of False Goat's Beard

False Goat's Beard

Astilbe spp.

A photo of Quince


Chaenomeles spp.

Chinese Juniper 'Pyramidalis'

Juniperus chinensis 'Pyramidalis'

A photo of Culver's Root 'Pink Glow'

Culver's Root 'Pink Glow'

Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum 'Pink Glow'

Downy Japanese Maple 'Aconitifolium'

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'

A photo of Gum


Eucalyptus spp.


Geum 'Lemon Drops'

A photo of Golden Rod 'Golden Baby'

Golden Rod 'Golden Baby'

Solidago 'Golden Baby'

A photo of Greater Periwinkle

Greater Periwinkle

Vinca major

A photo of Hosta 'Krossa Regal'

Hosta 'Krossa Regal'

Hosta 'Krossa Regal'

A photo of Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea

Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris

A photo of Japanese Mahonia

Japanese Mahonia

Mahonia japonica

A photo of Loosestrife 'Firecracker'

Loosestrife 'Firecracker'

Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'

A photo of Old Glory Rose

Old Glory Rose

Rosa 'Gloire de Dijon'

Red Chokeberry

Aronia arbutifolia

A photo of Red Bistort 'Rosea'

Red Bistort 'Rosea'

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Rosea'

A photo of Silk-Tassel Bush

Silk-Tassel Bush

Garrya elliptica

A photo of Weigela


Weigela spp.

A photo of Whitebeam


Aria edulis