Companion plants roses. Alyssum alyssum is a low growing and fragrant ground cover. Companion plants for rose bushes when to start companion planting for rose bushes. While some plants repel bad insects plants can also be used to attract good insects such as pollinators. 2 pick plants that attract good insects.
Herbs and other aromatic plants make wonderful rose companions and all may help ward off japanese beetles and aphids. Roses do not like too much competition and it is recommended to surround. Coneflowers have enjoyed an explosion in breeding so in addition to pink flowering favorites like magnus you can complement your roses with electric orange hot papaya or the golden blooms of sandy yellow. Best rose companions companion planting growing roses by themselves is an open invitation to the pests and diseases that favor roses.
Anise hyssop agastache rachel husband getty images. But their beauty can be enhanced by the right companion perennials. Deter pests and help encourage strong plant growth. These are but a few of the companion plants.
Repel japanese beetles aphids and other rose beetles. Jackson and perkins has a large collection of perennials ready to provide the colors fragrances and forms ideal for showcasing your favorite roses. Culinary sage salvia. Herbs such as lavender thyme and sage are great companion plants for roses.
Bellflower campanula catmint nepeta blue false indigo baptisia garden phlox phlox. Underplanting your shrub roses with a succession of flowers will reinforce the beauty. The tall spiky flowers of anise hyssop contrast nicely with the cup shape of. Tips about rose companion planting.
Dont forget about plants that are native to north america as a great companion alternative for roses. The best companion plants for roses.