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.

Aster

Aster spp. • Zones 3 to 8

Wonderful as cut flowers, asters make any garden burst with color, particularly at the end of the growing season. From tiny alpine varieties to giants that reach 6 feet tall, this plant prefers full sun to partial shade.

Gardener’s Secret: If you live in a northern area, plant asters early so they have time to settle in before winter.

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