Companion Plant for Rose Garden

Post On: October 20, 2011
In: Garden

Companion plant is needed if you want to protect your beloved rose garden from any insect pests. Such plants can mask the roses’ fragrance and scent. Thus, the pest will be gone out of the garden immediately. On the other hand, you may also get some companion plant for rose garden in the form of herb which can help roses to attract some beneficial animal or insect. Furthermore, companion plant can also enhance the appearance in your rose garden if you are able to arrange and organize its look. With its beauty and wide range of varieties, your rose garden will appear exceptional to be perceived. Spending the time in the garden will be more comfortable since you will never have any animal intruders come to your rose garden for these companion plant is able to prevent them. Let me give you some types of companion plant for your garden. Probably some of you do not know much about its types.

feverfew companion plant

feverfew companion plant

The first companion plant that you may try in the rose garden is parsley. It can protect any rose beetle to come in this beautiful landscape. You may see that rose beetle is harmful to the life of your roses. It can eat its foliage. The larvae of the beetle can attack the root of roses. Thus, your rose will be damaged and subject to fungal infection. The rose beetle can be found to hit some other plants like potatoes, peaches, strawberries, citrus and bean in more than 30 States in US as well as in Mexico.

dwarf conifer companion plant

dwarf conifer companion plant

Feverfew will be a great decision to go if you want to prevent your roses from any aphid attacks. This animal can eat the underside of the leave along with eating the sap of the roses. Thus, feverfew as the companion plant is so functional for it can distract the attention of the aphid. Some of you probably are not familiar with feverfew. It is included in the sunflower family. This companion plant is a native plant from European continent. Such flower can bloom in the period of July up to October. It can keep away the aphid from your rose garden since this companion plant can deliver strong and bitter scent. The aphid attack to your rose actually will never give serious effect to the rose bushes, but it will be cozier to sit to the rose garden if you can get rid of such aphid.

Parsley companion plant

Parsley companion plant

If all of your plants are in nice and healthy condition, you may get a companion plant for improving the color of your rose garden, you may include the dwarf conifer. The striking and unique color will make the appearance your rose garden more amazing and outstanding. This evergreen color will deliver very great contrast with the look of the roses. You may pick the rose in some colors like soft pink, deep red, purple, or even orange. The entire companion plant and flower for roses provides different function so that you need to pick one of them based on your need and condition.

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