The Q&A Archives: Flowers Around A Swimming Pool

Question: What flower bearing plants do well around a swimming pool?

Answer: Some good perennial choices for planting near swimming pools include Strelitzia (Bird-of-Paradise), Scaevola, Phormium (New Zealand Flax), Limonium, Kniphofia (red hot poker), Hemerocallis (daylily), Hesperaloe (red yucca), Coreopsis, Clivia, Canna, Alstroemeria and Agapanthus (lily of the Nile). Some flowering shrubs include Camellia, Feijoa (pineapple guava), Hydrangea, Lavandula and Rhaphiolepis.

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