'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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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

SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'

From Sarastro Nursery in Germany, this has deep red catkins on tall open stems, which move gently in the breeze, July-September.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Scapino'
GERANIUM 'Spinners'

GERANIUM 'Spinners'

Glowing violet-blue flowers, yellow spring foliage.

90cm £4.50

AMMI majus

Indispensable hardy annual, a brilliant filler plant for mid to late summer, as seen this year at Great Dixter! Lacy white cow-parsley flowers and delicate ferny foliage. Well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. 3 for £10!

AGM 1.80m £4.00

AMMI majus
KNIPHOFIA 'Mermaiden'

KNIPHOFIA 'Mermaiden'

Primrose-green to green flowers July-September. Sun.

75cm £5.00

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

Silvery-blue flowerheads, bowl-shaped and very feathered, June-September.

75cm £7.50

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'
NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

Thick spikes of deep violet-blue flowers on robust stems, June-September. Deadhead to keep it flowering. Much requested in our garden!

75cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Tetbury Torch'

Bright apricot-yellow pokers from June-September.

PBR 90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Tetbury Torch'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Sayer's Croft'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Sayer's Croft'

Purple-pink flowers.

1.30m £5.00

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

SALVIA  'Hot Lips'
ROMNEYA coulteri

ROMNEYA coulteri

Tree Poppy. Beautiful papery-white poppy flowers July-Oct, handsome grey-green lobed leaves. Rich soil in a sheltered spot. Mulch in winter.

AGM 1.50m £8.50

DIGITALIS 'Illumination Raspberry'

Long spikes of delicious raspberry-red flowers with a peach throat. Part to full shade.

90cm £5.00

DIGITALIS 'Illumination Raspberry'
KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

Dark bronze stems bear translucent apricot flowers June to July.

90cm £5.00

AGAPANTHUS 'African Moon'

Pale misty blue flowerheads on stout stems. Well drained soil in sun. Agapanthus prefer to be in front of the border.

AGM 90cm £6.50

AGAPANTHUS 'African Moon'
ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkfrieden'

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkfrieden'

Pale pink flowers, darker in the centre.

1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

Also known as A. 'Vasterival'. Mauve flowers September-November on wiry purple-black stems. Very delicate, much admired in the display garden.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

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