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.

Japanese Iris

Iris ensata • Zones 4 to 9

Among the showiest and most recognizable garden flowers, Japanese iris is a beloved beardless variety and a great plant for clay soil. As long as the soil is moist, it’s more adaptable than bearded types.

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