What Perennials To Plant With Hostas
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What perennials to plant with hostas. Hostas are a type of perennial plant with large leaves full foliage and small flowers. Plants that grow well with hosta once youve decided that hostas are the best plant for that shady garden spot its time to think about the best hosta plant companions. Although theyre gorgeous on their own it helps to add a few plants that show them off to best advantage. The hosta family of plants is large and the leaf color and variegation choices are many.
Bergenia bergenia spp contrast well with hosta plants. So if you are thinking about creating a new shade garden from scratch or have an existing shade garden that could use a little spicing up consider pairing hostas with some of these easy shade tolerant companion plants. Companion plants like athyrium ferns and heuchera plants add variations in texture and color to the landscape. Jun 28 2019 explore pippa elliss board hostas and companion plants on pinterest.
Our companion plants for hostas grow under the similar low light and higher moisture conditions that hostas like. Hardy in usda hardiness zones 5 to 9 they have large green rosette shaped leaves and flower stalks of pink white. Pairing hostas with other low maintenance perennials is an easy way to add variety and sophistication. There are others both annual and perennial that like shade as much as hostas and will add splashes of color to the mix.
Plant a few of these near your hostas and youll add some needed height and potential flowers as well. Hosta companions more diversity without more work. Hosta are the ideal foundation plants for a shade garden. Perennials that are good companions for hostas include snowdrops tulips daffodils and forget me nots.
See more ideas about garden plants plants and shade garden. Their season spanning foliage in all variations of green and blue and their full size allow the gardener to play with color and texture as accents. These plants will thrive in shady spots but many varieties do require a certain amount of sun. Hostas also known as plantain lily are moisture loving and shade tolerant perennial plants grown from underground rhizomes.
I have my azaleas under the shade of a huge tree in my front yard along with hosta plants rhododendrons and hellebores.