'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 laeve 'Glow in the Dark'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Glow in the Dark'

Our introduction in 2010. Masses of luminous lilac-pink daisies contrast with black stems and dark foliage. A. 'Calliope' x A. 'Fellowship'.

1.20m £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Lara'

Pretty dark and light pink flowers from late spring to autumn. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Lara'
SIDALCEA 'Loveliness'

SIDALCEA 'Loveliness'

Large pink flowers on upright stems in midsummer. Sun.

75cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Die Blonde'

Pale yellow flowers from late July. Different!

75cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Die Blonde'
GALATELLA sedifolia

GALATELLA sedifolia

Lavender-blue daisies August-September.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'

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

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Creme Caramel'
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

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

Long black stems and dramatic toothed foliage. Slender racemes of yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in sun.

AGM 1.80m £5.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'
GERANIUM 'Natalie'

GERANIUM 'Natalie'

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

40cm £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'
KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

Dark bronze stems bear translucent apricot flowers June to July.

90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Mermaiden'

Primrose-green to green flowers July-September. Sun.

75cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Mermaiden'
GERANIUM 'Orion'

GERANIUM 'Orion'

A wonderful plant, smothered with large, blue deep saucer-shaped flowers. Makes a spreading plant, great under roses. Sunny spot.

AGM 45cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Dark violet flowers on open branched sprays.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Violetta'
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Virgin'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Virgin'

Clean white fragrant flowers with a green central cone, June-September. Flat petals. My favourite white echinacea.

PBR 60cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Sunningdale Yellow'

Slender pale yellow pokers with green tips, June-August.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Sunningdale Yellow'

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