'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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NEPETA nuda

NEPETA nuda

Narrow upright habit, with attractive rich violet-blue flowers in summer. Sun.

75cm £5.00

ERYNGIUM 'Cobalt Star'

E. bourgatii hybrid, cobalt blue flowers over a long season on branching stems.

NEW 70cm £7.50

ERYNGIUM 'Cobalt Star'
SEDUM spectabile 'Neon'

SEDUM spectabile 'Neon'

Fluorescent pink flowers in summer over grey-green foliage. Sun.

45cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'

Dark purple stems bear sprays of blue flowers late summer.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'
SALVIA greggii 'Magenta'

SALVIA greggii 'Magenta'

Magenta flowers contrast well with grey-green foliage. Sun.

NEW 50cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'

Deep rose-pink daisies with slightly curling petals from September.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'
ECHINACEA 'Tomato Soup'

ECHINACEA 'Tomato Soup'

Bright tomato-red flowers.

PBR 80cm £5.00

GERANIUM himalayense 'Plenum'

Also known as 'Birch Double'. Pretty double violet-blue flowers from mid-summer.

30cm £4.50

GERANIUM himalayense 'Plenum'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'James'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'James'

Big, bright purple daisies. A lovely new variety from John Tuite of West Acre Gardens in Norfolk, named after his son.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Crimson Beauty'

Purple-red flowers.

1.35m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Crimson Beauty'
GALATELLA sedifolia

GALATELLA sedifolia

Lavender-blue daisies August-September.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. alba

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. alba

Narrow white drooping bottlebrush flowers more like catkins!

1.80m £5.00

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

Large, flat golden flowerheads. An old favourite. Full sun, drought tolerant.

AGM 1.20m £4.50

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'
LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

SEDUM telephium 'Xenox'

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

AGM PBR 30cm £5.00

SEDUM telephium 'Xenox'

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