What flowering perinnual will survive shade and sunlight?

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I would like to add color to my landscape surrounding the outer edge on both sides of my pool. One side gets sun, the other more shade during the day.
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 23, 2017
    Shade perennials....Bleeding hearts,Astilbe,Hosta,Heuchera,Liriope,sedge grass.Shade annuals...New guniea impatience,non-stop begonia,wishbone flower,coleus,Caladium
  • Charly Charly on May 23, 2017
    We have a 27' round above ground pool and we planted different colors of Hosta around the entire pool. When the hosta comes up every year it is gorgeous. It looks like a necklace around the pool. And later it gets those long light purple flowers that all the kids and adults too, like to pinch and hear them pop. Each year the hosta gets fuller and fuller and then we just break them up and plant it elsewhere or we give it to friends and family.
  • Vet7611533 Vet7611533 on May 23, 2017
    Sounds beautiful. I guess I'm looking for more pop of color than varying shades of green. I don't have hostas but I have some spots that would work well. Do they tolerate the sun?
  • Caseyem11 Caseyem11 on May 24, 2017
    Astilbe likes the shade and it has a beautiful leaf. Many hydrangea are also shade lovers.
    • Vet7611533 Vet7611533 on May 24, 2017
      I googled and they are beautiful. Any recommendation for dwarf height as well. I'm new at gardening.
  • Caseyem11 Caseyem11 on May 24, 2017
    The dwarf astilbe are very good for the front of the bed. mass plant the taller ones for a dramatic display. Go for the feathery variety.
  • Kathy Kathy on May 24, 2017
    I would be aware of the plant debris that might end up in your pool.
  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on May 26, 2017
    Depends on your zone, but Foxglove is beautiful, and tolerant of sun/shade
  • Vet7611533 Vet7611533 on May 26, 2017
    I'm in zone 9. Can u also recommend something low growing?
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