Bench surrounded by lavender
Home Gardening Center at The New York Botanical Garden

Planting Particulars

Texture, color, and form are all important in the aesthetics of companion planting.

Plants with tall spires complement the wide, cup-shaped flowers of roses, while perennials and shrubs with pale green, silver, or purple leaves accentuate the sumptuous rose blossoms.

Companion shown here: lavender

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