'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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SALVIA 'Love and Wishes'

SALVIA 'Love and Wishes'

Stunning new hybrid, has large, reddish-purple flowers with dark burgundy calyces and stems, June-November. Tidy habit, great for a container.

PBR 80cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

Masses of red bobble flowers on slender stems through summer. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'

Large mauve flowers on a shorter plant, August-October.

50cm £5.00

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'

Branching heads of large electric blue flowers on blue stems June-September. Upright and butch!

80cm £7.50

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Big Blue'
SALVIA atrocyanea

SALVIA atrocyanea

Clear blue flowers from late summer on long stems. Looks good at the back of a sunny border.

1.50m £6.50

ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

Pale lilac flowers in open sprays from August.

50cm £5.00

ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'
RUDBECKIA submentosa 'Henry Eilers'

RUDBECKIA submentosa 'Henry Eilers'

Lovely, quirky coneflower, has finely quilled yellow petals around an orange-brown cone, August-October. Sun to part shade.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'
HELENIUM 'Red Army'

HELENIUM 'Red Army'

Orange-red flowers from early July.

90cm £5.00

DIASCIA personata

Stunning perennial diascia, a strong grower with bright pink flowers on upright stems June-October.

90cm £5.00

DIASCIA personata
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

RUDBECKIA fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

Bigger daisies than R. fulgida, August-October.

AGM 60cm £5.00

RUDBECKIA fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
AGERATINA altissima 'Chocolate'

AGERATINA altissima 'Chocolate'

Syn. Eupatorium. Wonderful chocolate foliage on a compact, upright plant. Pure white flowerheads July-Sept. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Moist soil in sun to part shade.

AGM 90cm £5.00

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

GERANIUM 'Orion'
SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Martin's Mulberry'

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Martin's Mulberry'

An improvement on 'Arnhem' - more upright, with maroon flowers.

1.80m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Bee's Lemon'

Narrow lemon-yellow flowers from green buds. Sun.

90cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Bee's Lemon'

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