'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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HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'
SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

Lovely silver leaves, and bright pink bottlebrush flowers June-August. Sun.

50cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Lucida'

Purple-red flowers on strong sprays.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Lucida'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'

Pale creamy-yellow perennial hollyhock with dark maroon stamens, flowers from June-November. Grey-green rust-free leaves!

2.40m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'
ACTAEA simplex 'Pink Spike'

ACTAEA simplex 'Pink Spike'

White flowers in autumn which quickly fade to pink . Moist soil in part shade.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Hill Close Blue'

Brand new, from Hill Close Gardens, Warwick. Masses of vivid blue daisies.

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Hill Close Blue'
GERANIUM 'Natalie'

GERANIUM 'Natalie'

Loose mounds of deeply cut leaves and many pale violet-blue flowers.

40cm £5.00

VERBENA rigida

A neat, low-growing verbena produces clusters of purple or magenta flowers June-September. Lovely with silver-leafed plants in a sunny spot.

AGM 60cm £5.00

VERBENA rigida
SANGUISORBA canadensis

SANGUISORBA canadensis

Tall red stems carry long white flowerheads from June.

2.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Newstars Fantasy'

A compact variety, smothered with dusky pink-mauve daisies August-October. Sun or part shade.

40cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Newstars Fantasy'
GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA atrocyanea

Clear blue flowers from late summer on long stems. Looks good at the back of a sunny border.

1.50m £6.50

SALVIA atrocyanea
PHLOX x arendsii 'Utopia'

PHLOX x arendsii 'Utopia'

Highly-scented, pale lilac-pink flowers July-September, on a tall plant.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

AGASTACHE rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'

Stunning golden-yellow foliage contrasts well with purple-blue flower spikes from July-September.

60cm £5.00

AGASTACHE rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'

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