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Acid Soil Plants - Top 20

Preferring naturally acid soil these twenty plants will create a tapestry of colour and leaf texture.

A photo of Azalea


Azalea spp.

A photo of Large-Flowered Bellwort

Large-Flowered Bellwort

Uvularia grandiflora

A photo of Bilberry


Vaccinium myrtillus

A photo of Common Camellia

Common Camellia

Camellia japonica

A photo of California Lilac

California Lilac

Ceanothus spp.

A photo of Chinese Dogwood

Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa var. chinensis

A photo of Creeping Phlox

Creeping Phlox

Phlox stolonifera

A photo of Japan Daphne

Japan Daphne

Daphne odora

A photo of Heather


Calluna vulgaris

A photo of Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum

A photo of Lily Turf

Lily Turf

Liriope muscari

A photo of Magnolia


Magnolia spp.

A photo of Pieris 'Firecrest'

Pieris 'Firecrest'

Pieris 'Firecrest'

A photo of Purple Gromwell 'Heavenly Blue'

Purple Gromwell 'Heavenly Blue'

Lithodora diffusa 'Heavenly Blue'

A photo of Showy Chinese Gentian

Showy Chinese Gentian

Gentiana sino-ornata

A photo of Showy Lady's-Slipper Orchid

Showy Lady's-Slipper Orchid

Cypripedium reginae

A photo of Skimmia 'Rubella'

Skimmia 'Rubella'

Skimmia japonica 'Rubella'

A photo of Wax Begonia

Wax Begonia

Begonia semperflorens (Cultorum Group)

A photo of Witch Alder

Witch Alder

Fothergilla major

A photo of Yellow Wax-Bells

Yellow Wax-Bells

Kirengeshoma palmata