Natural ponds have a profusion of flags, rushes, reeds and small flowering plants which delight the eye. Your pool will be more attractive and much more naturalistic when planted with clumps of these ornamental plants. There are hardy and tropical plants, each having their own desirable traits.
Tropical Shallow Water and Bog Plants typically display faster growth, produce more flowers, and will outpreform the hardy varieties. Hardy Shallow Water and Bog Plants typically are considered perennials and will show their beauty year after year. Make sure to select a mixture of these wonderful plants.