When selecting companion plants for hostas, it's important to consider plants that can thrive in similar growing conditions, complements their foliage, and provides an attractive combination in the garden. Here are the best plants to grow with them.
FernsFerns are excellent companion plants for hostas as they thrive in similar shady conditions. Their delicate foliage and varied textures create a beautiful contrast with the broad leaves of hostas.
HeucherasHeuchera plants offer a range of foliage colors, including shades of burgundy, green, peach, and silver. They add lots of visual interest with their unique leaf shapes and airy flower spikes.
AstilbeWith their feathery plumes of flowers in shades of pink, red, and white, astilbes make a great companion for hostas. They prefer the same moist and shaded conditions and add a vertical element to the planting.
Bleeding HeartBleeding hearts produce delicate heart-shaped flowers that hang gracefully from arching stems. Their pink or white blooms and fern-like foliage create a charming combination with hostas.
BrunneraBrunnera macrophylla, also known as Siberian bugloss, has heart-shaped leaves with silver or variegated patterns. Its small blue flowers in spring resemble forget-me-nots and provide a lovely contrast to hostas.
HelleboresHellebores, also called Lenten roses, bloom in late winter or early spring, providing a splash of color when hostas are still emerging. Their evergreen foliage and unique flowers create a striking contrast with hostas.
PulmonariaPulmonaria plants feature speckled or silver-spotted leaves and clusters of flowers in shades of pink, blue, or white. They prefer shade and moist soil, making them an excellent match for hostas.
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