Return to the Companion Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Perennial companions for tulips/daffodils

Posted by kim0201 6b (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 28, 09 at 12:43

Currently I have hundreds of tulips/daffodils spread throughout the beds in my yard & I'm always complaining about the messy look after they bloom while I'm waiting for the foliage to die back.

I'm thinking about putting in a long bed where I currently have just grass; it's located where we'll see it nicely from the family room at just the time when we think winter will never end.

I know I will have the same 'complaints' in a new bed unless I plan on good companion plantings. The bed is approx 32' long, in full sun, & has loamy soil (of course w/ a new bed I'll be adding amendments too).

I'm considering peonies, daylilies, & your suggestions as possible companions in order to prolong color throughout the season & add other lasting foliage to minimize the dying tulip/daffodil foliage.

Do you think I'm on the right track? Would you consider something in addition or totally different?

Thank you.

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Perennial companions for tulips/daffodils

I thought I had really searched THS for my answer before I posted this question.... But alas, after posting I found a forum where this was discussed - didn't want to waste any further time for someone.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Companion Plants Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here