azalea companions in a small space

cajun-qn81(8)August 12, 2014

The east-facing side of our lot has a hedge of established Formosa and George Lindley Tabor azaleas that were planted when the house was first built (late 60's), bordered with yellow iris. On the same exposure is a small half-moon bed with a single GLT that takes up much of the space and nothing else. I've been debating whether to add some companion plants next spring, but space is limited and I don't want to overcrowd. Suggestions?

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rhodyman(SE PA, USDA Z6)

These companions plants do well in acidic soil and add summer color:
Astilbe,ÃÂ Bleeding heart (Dicentra),ÃÂ Fall-blooming crocus (Colchicum autumnale), Fall-blooming cyclamen (C. hederifolium, C. coum),ÃÂ Fern,ÃÂ Gentian (Gentiana), Heuchera (Coral Bells), Hosta,ÃÂ Japanese iris (Iris ensata),ÃÂ Ligularia,ÃÂ Primrose (Primula),ÃÂ Trillium.

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