Growing roses by themselves is an open invitation to the pests and diseases that favor roses. Jun 18, 2017 - Explore Diane Leatherman's board "roses and hydrangeas", followed by 187 people on Pinterest. About 5.2-5.5 produces blue flowers, about 6.0-6.2 produces pink flowers. See more ideas about planting flowers, flower garden, beautiful flowers. But left unchecked, some vines, such as trumpet vine or wisteria, may smother perennials growing nearby. 13. The crowning glory of any landscape, flowering vines will quickly smother a fence or arbor in color. Be sure to check your soil's pH level if you're looking for a specific bloom color. Line a garden path, tame an eroding slope, or tuck them into fairy gardens—hydrangeas are versatile and easy to grow … Hydrangeas. Hello, like the previous readers said, some roses like full sun and most hydrangeas like shade. Tips About Rose Companion Planting. These are but a few of the companion plants that work well with rose bushes, as there are many more. The big flowers and stunning foliage they bring to any garden is enough to make you swoon. You can use limelight hydrangeas and knock-out roses. Hydrangeas are an incredibly popular plant because they are easy to grow and very tolerant of both sun and shade. Picking a spot to plant your hydrangeas is a crucial decision, and there are many factors to consider. Roses are healthier when provided with companion plants which help repel destructive bugs while encouraging beneficial insects. Of course, you can increase the overall enchantment that you are hydrangeas bring by finding the perfect companion plants. About 5.2-5.5 produces violet flowers, about 6.0-6.2 produces pink flowers. While that French hydrangea may look stunning beside your mailbox, planting in a spot with full, unrestricted sun is one surefire way to jeopardize your blooms. Beautiful front garden with flower beds of hydrangeas growing all across the lush green lawn is captivating. Hydrangeas grow well in moist, shaded areas away from the wind and do well in acidic soil. This dwarf shrub also draws attention as a container accent, and attracts butterflies. Geraniums repel Japanese beetles, aphids and other rose beetles. HOWEVER, one combination works perfectly together. Mix into the soil at planting time, or apply a 1- to 2-inch layer each spring around the base of established rose … You can create flower beds of hydrangeas if you want to grow other flowers with it, choose from those that require similar conditions to grow. You can grow foxglove, impatiens and black-eyed susan with hydrangea. Watch out for plants that can become very invasive and a real headache in the rose bed. Hydrangea macrophylla 'REI05' ; Varieties of smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens, USDA zones 3 through 9), also called wild hydrangea, only reach 3 to 5 feet tall and wide. 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