Plants for Clay Soils

Plants suitable for very heavy, wet clay soils.

Trees  
Alnus
Crataegus
Fraxinus

Ilex
Populus
Salix
Shrubs  
Amelanchier
Andromeda
Aronia
Arundinaria
Buddleia
Corylus
Cotoneaster
Hippophae
Hydrangea
Ilex
Magnolia
Pachysandra
Parrotia
Pernettya

Physocarpus
Prunus
Rhododendron & Azaleas
Rubus
Ruscus
Salix
Sambucus
Sasa
Sorbaria
Spiraea
Symphoricarpos
Vaccinium
Viburnum
Conifers  
Chamaecyparis
Cryptomeria
Juniperus
Picea

Pines
Taxodium
Thuja
Tsuga
Climbers  
Actinidia
Hedera
Lonicera
Polygonum

Plants suitable for normal clay soils.

Trees  
Betula
Carpinus
Cornus
Corylus
Crataegus
Eucalyptus
Fraxinus
Ilex
Laburnum
Magnolia

Malus
Platanus
Populus
Prunus
Pyrus
Quercus
Robinia
Salix
Sorbus
Tilia
Shrubs  
Abelia
Acer
Amelanchier
Andromeda
Aralia
Aronia
Arundinaria
Aucuba
Berberis
Buddleia
Buxus
Chaenomeles
Choisya
Cornus
Corylopsis
Corylus
Cotoneaster
Cytisus
Danae
Deutzia
Elaeagnus
Euonymus
Exochorda
X Fatshedera
Fatsia
Physocarpus
Potentilla
Prunus
Pyracantha
Rhododendron & Azaleas
Rhus
Ribes
Robinia
Rosa
Rubus
Ruscus
Salix
Sambucus
Sarcococca
Sasa
Senecio

Forsythia
Fothergilla
Garrya
Genista
Hamamelis
Hydrangea
Hypericum
Ilex
Itea
Jasminum
Kerria
Kolkwitzia
Laurus
Leycesteria
Ligustrum
Lonicera
Magnolia
Mahonia
Neillia
Olearia
Osmanthus
X Osmarea
Pachysandra
Parrotia
Pernettya
Philadelphus
Photinia
Skimmia
Spartium
Spiraea
Stachyurus
Stephanandra
Symphoricarpos
Syringa
Tamarix
Ulex
Vaccinium
Viburnum
Vinca
Weigela
Conifers  
Abies
Araucaria
Cedrus
Chamaecyparis
Cryptomeria
X Cupressocyparis
Cupressus
Ginkgo
Juniperus
Larix

Metasequoia
Picea
Pinus
Sequoia
Sequiadendron
Taxodium
Taxus
Thuja
Thujopsis
Tsuga
Climbers  
Actinidia
Ampelopsis
Clematis
Hedera
Humulus
Hydrangea
Jasminum
Lonicera

Parthenocissus
Passiflora
Polygonum
Schizophragma
Solanum
Trachelospermum
Vitis
Wisteria