There are many plants that like being in the occasional puddle. In fact, they thrive on it. Buttonbush (pictured above), Joe Pye Weed, Virginia Bluebells, Winterberry Holly, and others evolved to thrive in areas where water gathers.
If possible, wait until the area dries out before digging the planting hole.
Check out our list of native plants suited for wet areas Native Plants for Wet Areas posted on our website, and stop in today to make your selection.