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Dahlias and Companion Plants - White Theme

Perennial Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Summer Borders, Fall Borders


Injecting color, drama and late-summer fireworks in the garden, dahlias look fabulous on their own or combined with other plants. Many are graceful and integrate well into most borders, creating appealing planting combinations and providing interest from mid summer until the first frost.

To help you plan your summer or early fall garden, here is a plant combination, in shade of white, which includes 3 fantastic Dahlias, 'My Love', 'Honka White' and 'Verda'.

They are interplanted with easy growing plants such as Agastache rugosa F. albiflora (Korean Mint), Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese Anemone), Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata White', Lobularia 'Snow Crystals' (Sweet Alyssum), Phlox paniculata 'David' (Garden Phlox) and Veronicastrum virginicum 'Album' (Culver's Root). 

Most plants make excellent fresh cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home!

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Agastache - Hyssops Great Plant Combination Ideas with Anemones - Windflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Cosmos Great Plant Combination Ideas with Dahlias Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lobularia - Sweet Alyssums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Phlox Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 5 – 8
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Agastache - Hyssops Great Plant Combination Ideas with Anemones - Windflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Cosmos Great Plant Combination Ideas with Dahlias Great Plant Combination Ideas with Lobularia - Sweet Alyssums Great Plant Combination Ideas with Phlox Great Plant Combination Ideas with Veronicastrum - Culver's Roots


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