If you have a boggy or very wet area in your garden, why not create a bog garden?
Plant towering gunnera for dramatic green architecture, then underplant with purple loosestrife to attract wildlife. For a touch of elegance, complete your border with the snowy-white blooms of zantedeschia, which will keep flowering all summer long.
If your garden conditions aren't completely suited to the growing requirements of a particular bog plant, don't be put off. Wetter areas can be created by digging up damp soil and placing a plastic liner underneath with holes puncturing it, to retain some drainage. If an area is too wet, you could build some simple raised borders with timber or stone within the bog.
Browse our pick of 10 plants for a boggy spot, below.