Regions / Coastal South
Selecting plants suited to the Coastal South climate is a key step to success.
Various initiatives have taken place to determine how well plants would withstand the cold winter temperatures (Plant Hardiness Zones) or when plants would start suffering from the heat (Plant Heat Zones).
The Coastal South region lies in USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 9 and in AHS Heat Zones 9 through 11.
Fragrant and eye-catching! This mix is particularly lovely in late spring or early summer when the fortissimo scent of the Roses is exquisite!
Ideal for planting alongside an informal path, Lavender forms a magnificent hedge with its attractive foliage, colorful blossoms and delightful fragrance that entices the senses!
Roses are healthier when provided with companion plants to help repel destructive bugs while encouraging beneficial insects. Some flowering plants attract beneficial insects that help to control insect pests on your roses.
Perfect for hiding the leggy stems of rose bushes, Heuchera (Coral Bells) make soft ground covers around their bases, their mounds of scalloped-edged foliage adding texture and interest to mixed borders.
One of the most venerable shrub companions for perennials is roses. Paired with classic partners like lavender, their exquisite flowers and fragrance create glorious borders for weeks of color and scent.
With unusually large flowers of a warm, glowing pink rich of a fresh Tea fragrance, Rose 'Princess Alexandra of Kent' creates a memorable display when paired with the abundant and long-lasting bell-shaped flowers of Phacelia tanacetifolia (Fiddleneck). Aside from being very ornamental, this hardy annual is a perfect rose companion plant as it attracts scores of beneficial insects
Roses are healthier when we provide them with companion plants which help repel destructive bugs and pests while encouraging beneficial insects.
Since 'The Mayflower' is a shrub rose which repeat flowers with exceptional continuity and is rarely without flowers, you will enjoy this lovely combo for many, many weeks!
Lavender-blue daisies blend beautifully with many roses, creating scenes that shine with living color. Here, the fragrant, fully double blossoms of English Rose 'Wisley 2008' agreeably combine their pure soft pink rosettes with one of the most popular asters today
This plant pairing uses 2 spectacular, upright perennial plants with contrasting flower colors and shapes. Both plants are deer or rabbit resistant, drought tolerant and are top performers
Colorful and rich in textures! Create stunning, easy care and long-lasting border combinations like this one. All plants are deer, rabbit and drought tolerant. Undemanding and easy to grow, they require little maintenance and enjoy a very long season of interest
A long-lasting and low care summer border!
A mixture of ornamental grasses and perennials, this prairie style planting has been designed by world acclaimed designer, Piet Oudolf, and is part of his impressive creations at RHS Wisley.
Colorful blossoms and delightful fragrance that will entice the senses! Create this border where you will be able to enjoy its perfume daily: near a doorway, along a path, near your patio or deck!
Wonderfully bold, this perennial border combines colors and shapes to create a long-lasting and spectacular effect from summer to fall. All plants are deer resistant, drought tolerant and low maintenance.