'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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SANGUISORBA 'Raspberry Coulis'

SANGUISORBA 'Raspberry Coulis'

Our introduction! Warm maroon drumstick flowers over a long season on upright stems.Quite special - this definitely deserved a name.

1.00m £6.50

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'
SALVIA 'Silas Dyson'

SALVIA 'Silas Dyson'

Wine-purple buds open to rich crimson flowers, May-November. Sun.

90cm £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'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue'

Violet-blue flowers form September-November.

1.20m £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'
SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Buttons'

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Buttons'

Introduced by Dove Cottage Nursery. Selected for its compact habit and long flowering time. Plum-coloured thimble flowers.

60cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

Lovely deep violet flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Little Carlow'

Erect stems with large clusters of small blue flowers.

AGM 0.90m - 1.20m £5.00

SEDUM cauticola 'Lidakense'

Trailing stems bear reddish-pink star-shaped flowers summer and autumn. Full sun.

AGM 10cm £5.00

SEDUM cauticola 'Lidakense'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

Deep violet flowers August-October.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa 'Chatto'

A compact grower, forms a low mound of silver leaves and spikes of white bottlebrush flowers in summer.

45cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa 'Chatto'
ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'

ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'

Grey-green foliage topped with creamy-white daisies all summer. Well-drained soil in sun.

60cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides

Syn. Centaurea pulchra 'Major'. Purple-red flowers in summer attract bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. Hard to propagate so rarely available.

75cm £5.00

STEMMACANTHA centauroides
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Treffpunkt'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Treffpunkt'

Sprays of pale violet daisies.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Farncombe Lilac'

Double lilac-pink flowers August-October. HPS Conservation Scheme plant, well worth trying!

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novi-belgii 'Farncombe Lilac'

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