Good & Bad Petunia Companion Plants
You want to know what to grow with petunias?
Stick with me since I will show you the best and worst petunia companion plants in the following chapters.
Why do I need Companion Plants to grow Petunias?
Growing petunia with the right companion plants can be great since you can protect your petunias from pests and can also enhance the growth behavior of your plants.
Moreover, good companion plants can also provide shade and can prevent the soil of your petunias from drying up.
Good Petunia Companion Plants
|Companion Plant||Why is it good?|
|Lantana||Works well with the visual appearance of petunias.|
|Snapdragon||Similar soil requirements like petunias and good visual mix.|
|Daisies||Similar water and soil requirements as petunias.|
|Asparagus||Keeps away pests from petunia plants.|
|Candytuft||Similar water and soil requirements as petunias.|
|Asters||Similar soil conditions and nice visual mix.|
|Grapes||Attract pollinators and keep away pests.|
|Cucumbers||Keep away pests and make your gardening project more productive.|
|Tomatoes||Reduce the risk of aphid infestation of petunias.|
|Peas||Good visual mix and relief for peas regarding aphid infestation.|
|Beans||Good visual mix and relief for peas regarding aphid infestation.|
|Lobelia||Nice appearance and similar soil conditions.|
Bad Petunia Companion Plants
|Companion Plant||Why is it bad?|
|Cactus||Cacti require far less water than petunias.|
|Sunflowers||Take away too much sun from petunia plants.|
|Sqash||Take away too many nutrients.|
|Zucchini||Different soil requirements than petunia.|
|Corn||Take away too much sun from petunia plants.|
Best & Worst Petunia Companion Plants – Summary List
|Best Companion Plants||Worst Companion Plants|
What should you grow with Petunia?
You should grow petunia with asters, daisies, lobelia, snapdragon, asparagus, tomatoes, cucumbers, lantana, candytuft, grapes, chilis, beans, peas and salvia.
Never grow petunia with squash, corn, zucchini, cacti or sunflowers
If you want to get additional information on how to grow plants at home in the best possible manner, you should also have a look at my grower’s guides and my pest prevention articles.
About the Author
My name is Andreas and I’m really passionate about our environment and also about growing plants. In fact, I have grown several different plants over many years. I love to see my plants grow and also always try new things to improve my overall conditions at home.
In my blog posts, I want to share my experiences with you so that you can become successful in growing various different plants and improving your home as well, even though you might still be a beginner right now.