Top 10 Plants for Clay Soil

Slow-draining clay soil makes life difficult for many plants. Not to worry: these 10 plants for clay soil thrive in it.

Scarlet Runner Bean

Phaseolus coccineus • annual to Zone 7

The scarlet runner bean is grown for its lavish flowers. This fast-growing vine thrives in full sun but tolerates shade. Most runner bean flowers are bright red, but if you’d rather have white ones, try the Dutch cultivar.

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