Upgrade your tulips with catnip - the perfect companion! This easy-care plant attracts cats, makes a tasty tea, and can relieve headaches. Use it as a backdrop or interplant for a pop of green. Your garden will thank you!
The Hellebore, a unique rose-like flower, blooms heavily and faces downward, making it perfect for zones 4-9. With a variety of colors and moderate upkeep, use them to fill gaps left by tulips and cover dead foliage.
Bleeding hearts are easy to grow and pest-resistant, despite their iconic beauty. They don't need pruning and bloom again, making them a great addition to tulips. Though not ideal for covering dying tulips, they add a unique woodland feel to your garden.
Hardy hostas have striking foliage and attractive flowers, but watch out for pests like snails, deer, and rabbits. Easy to care for and perfect for distracting from dying tulip leaves, they come in many varieties suitable for different gardens.
Violas are groundcover with colorful flowers that bloom around the same time as tulips. With around 500 species, be sure to choose one suitable for your zone. They require moderate upkeep, but are great pollinator attractors and can hide dead leaves.