What to plant with tulips. A variety of annual and perennial plants are available to enhance the beauty of tulips.
What to plant with tulips
We will discuss a variety of plants to be companions with your lovely tulips. These plants enhance the beauty of the tulips and your woodland.
Let’s discuss them all!
- This plant enhances the tulip’s beauty and lasts till summer with its lovely foliage leaves.
- The leaves are heart-shaped and contain blue veins.
- That is considered one of the cute combinations with tulips.
- The advantage of this plant is it is pest resistant.
- Just plant them and create your dream look.
- Iconic shape and beauty
- Easy to grow
- No need for pruning or deadheading
- They bloom again.
- Pests, deer and rabbits resistance’s
- Provide a naturalized or woodland feel
- Tulips alongside hellebore is a good-looking combo.
- Hellebores have attractive foliage and enhanced blooming capacity in winter and early spring. It’s an annual plant, and remains beautiful throughout the year. It’s resistant to rodents and deer.
- Virginia is a perennial plant that grows with tulips in a shadier spot. They require low maintenance, thus fit for planting.
- A spring-blooming plant that lasts till summer. It’s one of the good combinations with tulips.
- The arching daylily foliage leaves hide the dying leaves of the tulip bulbs.
- After tulips season, the plants start to enhance the look with their lovely flowers.
- Similar foliage
- Later flowering
- Low maintenance requirements.
This is an ideal groundcover plant for tulips.
- Perennial plant
- Green leaves with blue flowers
- Delightful scenery to watch
- It enhances the beauty of the garden bed
Veronica is another perennial plant that blooms after tulips.
- Light green foliage
- Tall, spiky bloom
- Variety of the whole host of colors
- 2 feet tall
- The shorter varieties suit best with shorter tulips
- Perennial plants, like snowdrops with low green foliage and white flowers, can be planted with tulips.
- Found in European woodland and simple white flowers.
- Remember this plant is drought-resistant
A perfect partner with tulips can be creeping phlox. It creates a strikingly fine-looking carpet with tulips.
Bells Of Ireland (Shell Flowers)
- Green plant with white flowers
- They grow around 4 feet tall, making them perfect background companions.
They can be planted with tulips. Viola has 500 species.
- Some species are annual while other perennial
- Green foliage
- Various colored flowers.
- The Common type of viola is the blue-violet.
- Bloom around the same time
- Help attract pollinators
- Cover dead leaves
- Ornamental Alliums bulbs are similar to tulips. Some people love to plant the allium with tulips.
- The blooming time of allium is a bit late, they bloom a few weeks later.
- Contrasting shape and structure
- Provide contemporary look
- They are planted with deep red tulips (Pretty women)
- Lush and delicate foliage
- Nodding flowers
- They provide contrast with appealing insects and birds for pollination.
- They are mostly planted with maroon ‘Queen of Night’ tulips.
Crocus is planted with tulips to create a layer of flower beds. The crocus bulbs are tiny and look for upcoming tulips bulbs. A spring season best suits this combination to be planted.
Grape Hyacinth, known as Muscari, can be planted with tulips that bloom in early spring.
If you opt to plant a partner for your tulips, a variety of perennial and annual plants best fits. We have discussed the most planted plants, hoping to best fit your tulips and garden.