'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 'Arcturus'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'

Eyecatching lilac-mauve daisies on shiny black stems. Mildew-free.

1.40m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'

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

AGM 1.50m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Gartensonne'
ECHINACEA 'Flamenco Orange'

ECHINACEA 'Flamenco Orange'

Bright orange-red flowers on sturdy stems, July-September.

PBR NEW 60cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Treffpunkt'

Sprays of pale violet daisies.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Treffpunkt'
SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

Warm red flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

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

SANGUISORBA 'Ivory Towers'
EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group

Huge clusters of small purple-pink flowers on upright red stems with bright green leaves, July-September. Sun or part shade.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

SEDUM 'Jose Aubergine'

Early-flowering upright variety with deep aubergine oval leaves and deep dusky-pink flowers from July.

PBR 60cm £5.00

SEDUM 'Jose Aubergine'
HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

A good shorter variety, with deep red flowers.

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'

Spectacular deep magenta flower clusters, sweetly-scented, over contrasting dark leaves.

60cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'
SALVIA 'African Sky'

SALVIA 'African Sky'

Masses of mauve-blue flowers May-November, on a bushy plant. Sunny, sheltered spot.

80cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Lavender Dilly Dilly'

Masses of intensely mauve-blue flowers May-November. Sun.

70cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Lavender Dilly Dilly'
SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'

SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'

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

50cm £5.00

SOLIDAGO 'Dennis Strange'

Named by John Williams as a tribute to his late friend Dennis, a long-time member of Warks Plant Heritage, this appeared in John's garden, has a majestic habit, with open panicles of golden-yellow flowers on arching, thick dark stems.

2.10m £5.00

SOLIDAGO 'Dennis Strange'

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