'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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HELENIUM 'Amber'

HELENIUM 'Amber'

New introduction, has masses of amber flowers streaked with orange from late July-September. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'

Very large lilac-pink flowers.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Pink'
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Rubinstern'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Rubinstern'

Ruby-red coneflower.

AGM 90cm £5.50

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

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii
HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

Pale lemon perennial sunflower.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

Bright yellow flowers with a lemon-yellow reverse on tall stems. Sun.

AGM 1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

From John Williams. Lots of pale mauve daisies on a later-flowering plant, from Sepember-October. An ericoides cross, but clump forming.

1.20m £5.00

ASTER amellus 'Breslau'

Small violet-blue flowers in erect sprays.

45cm £5.50

ASTER amellus 'Breslau'
NEPETA 'Weinheim Big Blue'

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

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

Lovely deep violet flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'
CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

Our introduction. Palest icy amethyst bells, almost white, and shaped like pixie hats. Same parents as C. x burghalti, but in our opinion is stronger and taller.

75cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

Large, golden-yellow flowers July-October.

80cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'
SANGUISORBA 'Ivory Towers'

SANGUISORBA 'Ivory Towers'

Formerly S. sp. Witt ex Engeland. One of my all-time favourite Sanguisorbas, deserves a proper name! Early, long-flowering white bottlebrushes all through the plant. Stands up in a gale!

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'

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