'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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GERANIUM 'Rozanne'

GERANIUM 'Rozanne'

Large cupped blue flowers with a large white centre and dark maroon veining. Very floriferous and long-flowering. Same plant as G. 'Jolly Bee'.

AGM PBR 45cm £7.00

SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'

Bright blue flowers.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA verticillata 'Hannay's Blue'
ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'

ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'

Grey-green foliage topped with creamy-white daisies all summer. Well-drained soil in sun.

60cm £5.00

ASTER 'Chilly Fingers'

Sprays of pale blue daisies with long, thin, curled petals, similar to, but more curled than 'Lutetia', and taller too.

90cm £5.00

ASTER 'Chilly Fingers'
MOSLA dianthera

MOSLA dianthera

Autumn-flowering perennial collected in Russia. Six inch sprays of mauve-blue flowers over purple-tinted leaves. Sun or part shade.

1.20m £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'

Buttercream buds open to single white daisies. It really does sparkle!

75cm £5.00

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'
LAMIUM orvala

LAMIUM orvala

Strongly-veined dead-nettle leaves with rich strawberry-pink lipped flowers.

60cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'
BAPTISIA 'Purple Smoke'

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

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
SANGUISORBA 'Cangshan Cranberry'

SANGUISORBA 'Cangshan Cranberry'

Rich burgundy flowers on thin reddish stems Aug-Oct.

1.50m £5.00

ASTER trifoliatus ssp. ageratoides 'Ezo Murasaki'

Eyecatching deep violet-purple daisies in profusion, form a tidy mound of colour September-November. Sun or shade.

60cm £5.00

ASTER trifoliatus ssp. ageratoides 'Ezo Murasaki'
SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

SANGUISORBA 'Autumn Red'

Latest to flower, with deep red short fingers on erect fine stems from September-November. Sun.

1.80m £5.00

ORLAYA grandiflora

'White Laceflower'. Hardy annual, has lovely, pure white lacecap flowers through summer above fine, ferny foliage, often until the first frosts! Collect seed after flowering and re-sow immediately. Sun. 3 for £10!

60cm £4.00

ORLAYA grandiflora
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

Pale purple-pink flowers September-October.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Red Cloud'

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