'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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SESELI hippomarathrum

SESELI hippomarathrum

Pale pink and grey cow parsley flowers July-October, Feathery foliage. Sun.

45cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'

Spectacular deep magenta flower clusters, sweetly-scented, over contrasting dark leaves.

60cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'
ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'

Branching heads of large electric blue flowers on blue stems June-September. Upright and butch!

80cm £7.50

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

NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'
ANTHEMIS tinctoria 'Wargrave Variety'

ANTHEMIS tinctoria 'Wargrave Variety'

Pale yellow daisies in summer over dark green foliage. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA species ex. Japan

From Cally Gardens. Smallish white catkins. Clump forming and dainty!

45cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA species ex. Japan
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Patricia'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Patricia'

From a customer, who found it as a seedling in his garden and named it in remembrance of his wife. Rose-pink daisies in a good spread of flowers. It has a good shape, and a fresh, bright appearance!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'
TRIFOLIUM rubens

TRIFOLIUM rubens

Big deep red clover flowerheads on long stems.

60cm £5.00

BAPTISIA 'Purple Smoke'

Forms a tall bushy mound of grey-green foliage, with long spikes of smoky violet-blue flowers from late spring. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

BAPTISIA 'Purple Smoke'
ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

Large, flat golden flowerheads. An old favourite. Full sun, drought tolerant.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

RUDBECKIA subtomentosa 'Loofahsa Wheaten Gold'

Brown-centred yellow flowers July-October on narrow, upright stems. An airy habit.

90cm £5.00

RUDBECKIA subtomentosa 'Loofahsa Wheaten Gold'
KNAUTIA sarajevensis

KNAUTIA sarajevensis

Lavender scabious-like flowers on thin stems. Neat clump-forming plant for a sunny spot. Will grow in acid conditions where a scabious will not.

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Star of Chester'

A laevis type, this has small pink daisies on tall, dark stems, September-November.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Star of Chester'
SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

Bright blue flowers.

60cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Class Act'

A stunning variety, forms a mound of green foliage topped with large, deep carmine-pink flower clusters that age to russet. Sun.

AGM PBR 45cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Class Act'

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