'A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects

These are usually sun-loving plants, which will provide food for butterflies, pollen for bees. Encourage natural predators such as ladybirds and hoverflies, who keep the numbers down of less welcome visitors to the garden.

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SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Alex Deamon'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Alex Deamon'

Very tall, with heather-purple flowers. All novae-angliae are mildew-resistant and like moisture-retentive soil in full sun.

1.80m £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

Masses of wonderful maroon-purple flowers through summer and autumn. Hardy in a sunny, well-drained spot. Takes cuttings easily!

60cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'
ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

Pale lilac flowers in open sprays from August.

50cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'

Dark purple stems bear sprays of blue flowers late summer.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'
SALVIA  'Hot Lips'

SALVIA 'Hot Lips'

A wonderful plant for containers or front of a sunny border. Red and white flowers from May to November. Can be hardy, but take cuttings.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'

One of the tallest Sanguisorba, this has maroon fingers on open branching stems July-August.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Sangria'
SALVIA 'Cavalieri d'Alto'

SALVIA 'Cavalieri d'Alto'

Bright pink flowers May-November. Sun.

NEW 60cm £5.00

ASTER 'Moody Blue'

Discovered in our garden, this new aster has mildew-free, fine foliage, and lilac-blue daisies with closely-arranged petals, September-October, on dark stems. A laevis type but less vigorous.

NEW 90cm £6.50

ASTER 'Moody Blue'
RUDBECKIA laciniata 'Starcadia Razzle Dazzle'

RUDBECKIA laciniata 'Starcadia Razzle Dazzle'

Yellow flowers on a narrow clump July-September. An HPS conservation plant.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'

Eyecatching lilac-mauve daisies on shiny black stems. Mildew-free.

1.40m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'
SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

Bigger and better flowers than 'Big Pink'. Lots of stems closely grouped. Stands well. New in 2013 from us.

2.00m £5.00

SEDUM telephium 'Purple Emperor'

Deep purple leaves topped with red-purple flowerheads from August-October. Bees love sedums!

AGM 45cm £5.00

SEDUM telephium 'Purple Emperor'
ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'

ACHILLEA 'Moonshine'

Strong lemon-yellow flowerheads, feathery silver-grey foliage.

AGM 60cm £4.50

KNIPHOFIA 'Wrexham Buttercup'

Good old variety with fat spikes of rich yellow flowers from green buds.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Wrexham Buttercup'
SALVIA 'Lavender Dilly Dilly'

SALVIA 'Lavender Dilly Dilly'

Masses of intensely mauve-blue flowers May-November. Sun.

70cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Evensong'

Violet-purple flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Evensong'

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