You don't need to live near the equator to enjoy the beauty of tropical plants. As long as the temperatures are hot and humid, tropical plants will reward you with colorful foliage and flowers all summer long. This grouping includes Alocasia, coleus, impatiens, African mask plant, elephant's ear, and Cuphea.

What Should I Plant Together?

You don't need to live near the equator to enjoy the beauty of tropical plants. As long as the temperatures are hot and humid, tropical plants will reward you with colorful foliage and flowers all summer long. This grouping includes Alocasia, coleus, impatiens, African mask plant, elephant's ear, and Cuphea.

Look here for ideas and inspiring galleries of combined flower and plant varieties. Create a colorful flower garden full of roses, lilies, daffodils, perennials and annuals by using our helpful guidelines for pairing plants.

What Should I Plant Together?

Look here for ideas and inspiring galleries of combined flower and plant varieties. Create a colorful flower garden full of roses, lilies, daffodils, perennials and annuals by using our helpful guidelines for pairing plants.

Lure butterflies, bees, and other pollinators to your garden by selecting plants with nectar-rich flowers. These hungry insects add an extra dose of color to your garden and, more importantly, they'll pollinate other flowers, fruits, and vegetables in your backyard. In this bed, a gorgeous mass of pink bee balm planted next to a bed of perennial salvia attracts insects from miles around.

Perennial Plant Combinations

Lure butterflies, bees, and other pollinators to your garden by selecting plants with nectar-rich flowers. These hungry insects add an extra dose of color to your garden and, more importantly, they'll pollinate other flowers, fruits, and vegetables in your backyard. In this bed, a gorgeous mass of pink bee balm planted next to a bed of perennial salvia attracts insects from miles around.

Learn how the color purple affects you and your garden. Then discover the best ways to use purple, both alone and in combination with other colors.

Purple in the Garden

Learn how the color purple affects you and your garden. Then discover the best ways to use purple, both alone and in combination with other colors.

What plants go together? Pairing plants by color, season of bloom, and shape can sometimes be confusing. So, here's a list of some of our favorite combinations with tips on how to put them to good use in your landscape.

What Should I Plant Together?

What plants go together? Pairing plants by color, season of bloom, and shape can sometimes be confusing. So, here's a list of some of our favorite combinations with tips on how to put them to good use in your landscape.

For all-season color, interplant annual flowers with reblooming varieties of perennials. The annuals will keep the garden colorful while the perennials come in and out of bloom. In this walkway border, annuals such as marigold, calendula, and zinnia are teamed with perennial coreopsis and daylily.

What Should I Plant Together?

For all-season color, interplant annual flowers with reblooming varieties of perennials. The annuals will keep the garden colorful while the perennials come in and out of bloom. In this walkway border, annuals such as marigold, calendula, and zinnia are teamed with perennial coreopsis and daylily.

Look here for ideas and inspiring galleries of combined flower and plant varieties. Create a colorful flower garden full of roses, lilies, daffodils, perennials and annuals by using our helpful guidelines for pairing plants.

What Should I Plant Together?

Look here for ideas and inspiring galleries of combined flower and plant varieties. Create a colorful flower garden full of roses, lilies, daffodils, perennials and annuals by using our helpful guidelines for pairing plants.

What plants go together? Pairing plants by color, season of bloom, and shape can sometimes be confusing. So, here's a list of some of our favorite combinations with tips on how to put them to good use in your landscape.

What Should I Plant Together?

What plants go together? Pairing plants by color, season of bloom, and shape can sometimes be confusing. So, here's a list of some of our favorite combinations with tips on how to put them to good use in your landscape.

Five Fabulous Garden Plans Our garden editors designed these garden plans to solve your most troubling spaces.

Five Fabulous Garden Plans

Five Fabulous Garden Plans Our garden editors designed these garden plans to solve your most troubling spaces.

Surefire Shade Combo: Hosta + Astilbe. With their fernlike foliage and lovely, lacy spires of blossoms in shades of white, pink, red, and purple, shade-loving astilbes make the perfect foil for additional beds filled with hosta. In fact, astilbe -- sometimes called false spirea -- and hosta are two of the very best shade-garden companions. They look absolutely wonderful mass-planted together in slightly shady locations, especially with variegated foliage and different hues of flowers.

What Should I Plant Together?

Surefire Shade Combo: Hosta + Astilbe. With their fernlike foliage and lovely, lacy spires of blossoms in shades of white, pink, red, and purple, shade-loving astilbes make the perfect foil for additional beds filled with hosta. In fact, astilbe -- sometimes called false spirea -- and hosta are two of the very best shade-garden companions. They look absolutely wonderful mass-planted together in slightly shady locations, especially with variegated foliage and different hues of flowers.

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