'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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SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Colwall Constellation'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Colwall Constellation'

Later-flowering heather-purple daisies from late October.

1.50m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

Dark bronze stems bear translucent apricot flowers June to July.

90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'
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

GERANIUM 'Natalie'

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

40cm £4.50

GERANIUM 'Natalie'
SANGUISORBA species ex. Japan

SANGUISORBA species ex. Japan

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

45cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides

Syn. Centaurea pulchra 'Major'. Purple-red flowers in summer attract bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. Hard to propagate so rarely available.

75cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides
SANGUISORBA 'Chocolate Tip'

SANGUISORBA 'Chocolate Tip'

Reddish-brown burrs on stiff stems. Brown-flushed foliage.

1.00m £5.00

GALEGA orientalis

Small, rich blue pea-like flowers on a spreading plant. Best in a large sunny border or between shrubs.

1.20m £5.00

GALEGA orientalis
ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

Dark bronze leaves and very fragrant white flowers. Elegant and well-behaved.

1.20m £5.00

SEDUM telephium 'Xenox'

Large, almost black leaves, red flowers August-October.

AGM PBR 30cm £5.00

SEDUM telephium 'Xenox'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Bordeaux'

Deep wine-red lambstails on tall upright stems through summer. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'
HELENIUM 'Red Army'

HELENIUM 'Red Army'

Orange-red flowers from early July.

90cm £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'
HELENIUM 'Ragamuffin'

HELENIUM 'Ragamuffin'

Golden yellow flowers marked with orange, reverse is red. Good name!

1.20m £5.00

NEPETA 'Hill Grounds'

Grey-green foliage topped with intense violet flowers June-August. Full sun.

40cm £5.00

NEPETA 'Hill Grounds'

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