May bloomers for pool area - part sun

tresbelle3April 9, 2013

Hi Upstate NYers!
I'm in Saratoga County and I am hosting a prom party for HS kids in Mid May. I would like to put a bunch of flowers in bloom around to look nice and have some color. Annuals or perennials. Part sun. Sprinkler waters regularly. Any ideas? Thank you!

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christine1950

My first thought would be some geraniums, check out your garden centers there will be alot in bloom by then, I was just in our local Adam's the other day and they had alot of stuff in bloom already. I was good I only bought pansies. Good luck

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 7:49AM
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penny1947(z6 WNY)

Maybe add in some dwarf marigolds to add contrast with the geraniums. Petunias in hanging baskets, window boxes or even in the ground would add a punch of color too. I am probably not much help because nearly every thing I grow is a nectar plant for hummingbirds.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2013 at 11:01AM
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tresbelle3

Thanks so much- I'm heading to the store today since it's so nice out! Hooray!

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 8:16AM
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