I apologize for this delayed reply to your gardening question and hope it is still helpful to you.
The presence of salty water splashing adds a big challenge to plant selection for the pool area. Some possibilities to consider include the groundcover Hardy Ice Plant (Delosperma cooperi) and one of the many low growing types of Juniper. For the deciduous tree I suggest a large variety of Crape Myrtle such as 'Natchez' which can reach to 30 feet in time and offers summer blooms. Another option is the
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