Salt tolerant plants for a pool side area - Knowledgebase Question

summerville, So
Question by smckendry
April 29, 2009
To explain teh area i wish to plant.
I have an area next to our pool that is about 12' in length and about 10

Answer from NGA
April 29, 2009


These Perennials have a High Salt Tolerance: Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima), Karl Foerster Reed Grass (Calmagrostis acutifolia ?Karl Foerster?), Helen Allwood Pinks
(Dianthus pulminarius x allwoodii), Blue Lyme Grass (Elymus arenarius).
The following Perennials are Moderately Salt Tolerant: Powis Castle Artemisia (Artemisia absinthium x Powis Castle), Silver Mound Artemisia (Artemisia schmidtiana ?Silver Mound?), Elijah Blue Festuca Grass (Festuca sp. ?Elijah Blue?),
Hosta (Hosta plantaginea), Sea Lavender (Limomium latifolium), dwarf Stella D?Oro Daylily (Hemerocallis hybrida ?Stella d?Oro), Sedum Autumn Joy (Sedum spectabile ?Autumn Joy?), Lilyturf (Liriope spicata), and Palace Purple Coral Bells
(Heuchera micrantha ?Palace Purple?). Best wishes with your new plants.

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