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!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

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

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 8:16AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
crepe myrtle trees
I recently moved to northern NY and I'm trying to grow...
Free Seed Swap & Giveaway Victor NY April 04 2015
Seed Exchange & Seed Giveaway April 04, 2015 10:00...
WANTED: Group exchange in Utica/Rome area?
Hi all -- I know there are at least a few members who...
Help with Viburnum... Wentworth Cranberrybush
Hello... I'm new to this site so please bear with me....
Best farmers markets in Erie/Niagara?
While most of the posters and lurkers on this forum...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™