But there's a problem. They eventually drop their bloody seeds all over the place; including into the pool itself.
This means that at this time each year I'm obliged to climb into the upper, skin tearing, tops of the trees to cut the wretched flowers off, before they start dropping stuff all over the place.
No-one tells you this when you buy the trees, or even advises you not to plant them TOO near to a pool.
I urgently need a trained Tree-Surgeon Monkey; either that, or I'll have to get the ladder out. OK I'll get the ladder out.
And here's one of the culprits. Spectacular flowers, but a pain in the rectum.