'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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SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'

SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'

Same parents as 'Dyson's Joy', and very floriferous! Deep pink flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'
ASTER 'Fingers and Thumbs'

ASTER 'Fingers and Thumbs'

A seedling found over the path from our 'Chilly Fingers', this has slightly wider fingers, and flowers are a deeper lilac, not so chilly! They look great together.

90cm £6.50

SALVIA 'Silas Dyson'

Wine-purple buds open to rich crimson flowers, May-November. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Silas Dyson'
GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'

Pale cream flowers touched with pinky-caramel, May-November. Sun.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'
SANGUISORBA officinalis dark form

SANGUISORBA officinalis dark form

Very dark maroon burrs.

1.50m £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'
GERANIUM 'Blue Sunrise'

GERANIUM 'Blue Sunrise'

Compact growing with bright yellow spring and summer foliage, pale blue flowers.

AGM PBR 45cm £5.00

SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Deep violet-blue flower spikes on dark maroon stems, from June-August. Sunny spot, moist well-drained soil.

50cm £5.00

SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'
SALVIA microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'

SALVIA microphylla 'Cerro Potosi'

Large, glowing magenta-pink flowers well above the leaves. Sun.

80cm £5.00

GALEGA officinalis 'Alba'

Masses of white flowers June-July. Leaves can be variegated as they emerge.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

GALEGA officinalis 'Alba'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SALVIA verticillata 'Purple Rain'

One of Piet Oudolf's favourites! Dark green leaves, and upright, purple branching stems carry purple-blue flowers through summer. Full sun.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA verticillata 'Purple Rain'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SEDUM cauticola 'Lidakense'

Trailing stems bear reddish-pink star-shaped flowers summer and autumn. Full sun.

AGM 10cm £5.00

SEDUM cauticola 'Lidakense'

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