'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 'Pink Brushes'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'

A neat compact lavender with deep violet-blue flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

LAVANDULA angustifolia 'Hidcote'
SANGUISORBA obtusa 'Chatto'

SANGUISORBA obtusa 'Chatto'

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

45cm £5.00

STACHYS macrantha 'Rosea'

Spikes of densely-packed rose-pink flowers June-August. Sun.

60cm £5.00

STACHYS macrantha 'Rosea'
SEDUM 'Mr Goodbud'

SEDUM 'Mr Goodbud'

Red-tinged, blue-green foliage on reddish stems, topped in late summer with large, magenta-purple flowerheads. Compact, not floppy!

AGM PBR 45cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'

Large salmon-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rudelsburg'
ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

Pale lilac flowers in open sprays from August.

50cm £5.00

ECHINACEA SOMBRERO FLAMENCO ORANGE

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

PBR 60cm £7.00

ECHINACEA SOMBRERO FLAMENCO ORANGE
SALVIA microphylla 'Wild Watermelon'

SALVIA microphylla 'Wild Watermelon'

Magenta-pink flowers with a white throat, May-November. Sun.

75cm £5.00

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'

Feathery foliage topped with umbels of soft lacy pink flowers in summer. Sun or shade.

50cm £5.00

PIMPINELLA major 'Rosea'
CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

CLEMATIS recta 'Purpurea'

A huge clump of deep maroon foliage, and masses of scented white flowers all summer. Prefers full sun.

1.50m £6.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'

Good pink flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pink Elephant'
AGASTACHE 'Blue Boa'

AGASTACHE 'Blue Boa'

New form, with chunky, deep violet-blue flower spikes July-October. Seems to be long-lived! Sun.

PBR 60cm £5.50

SALVIA microphylla 'Blush Pink'

A succession of rose-pink flowers May-November.

1.00m £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Blush Pink'
HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

Another great plant from Trevor Edwards, also called ‘Trevor’s Blue Wonder’, a fabulous tall ornamental thistle with rich blue-purple flowerheads on silver-purple stems mid-late summer. Full sun in rich soil.

PBR 1.20m £6.50

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Trevor's Felley Find’

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