'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 'Foxbrook Fairy'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Foxbrook Fairy'

From John Williams. Lots of pale mauve daisies on a later-flowering plant, from Sepember-October. An ericoides cross, but clump forming.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

Sprays of small lilac daisies September-November, on maroon stems and dark foliage. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'
COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Bushy perennial with fine foliage and lemon-yellow daisy-like flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'

Same parents as 'Dyson's Joy', and very floriferous! Deep pink flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'
GERANIUM 'Chantilly'

GERANIUM 'Chantilly'

Pale pink flowers, attractive felted leaves.

45cm £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus

Cardoon. Forms an epic, architectural mound of silver-grey foliage up to 1 metre long. Large, purple, thistle-like flowerheads tower above in late summer and autumn. Loves the sun.

AGM 2.50m £5.00

CYNARA cardunculus
SOLIDAGO 'Foxbrook Fountain'

SOLIDAGO 'Foxbrook Fountain'

From John Williams. Statuesque, tall and tidy, its golden-yellow flowers are closely clumped and outward-facing at the top of thick stems. Suspend your prejudices, this golden rod is wonderful!

2.00m £5.00

HELENIUM 'Luc'

Very similar to 'Sahin's Early Flowerer', but darker and bigger flowers from early July. A current favourite.

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Luc'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Les Moutiers'

Also known as A. 'Vasterival'. Mauve flowers September-November on wiry purple-black stems. Very delicate, much admired in the display garden.

1.50m £5.00

SALVIA 'Salmon Dance'

Salmon-pink flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Salmon Dance'
SALVIA 'Dyson's Gem'

SALVIA 'Dyson's Gem'

Clear purple flowers that darken with age, May-November. Sun.

70cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'
ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

Silvery-blue flowerheads, bowl-shaped and very feathered, June-September.

75cm £7.00

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

SALVIA 'Love and Wishes'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Quinton Menzies'

Deep purple-pink flowers.

1.40m £5.00

SALVIA 'Hot Lips'

A wonderful plant for containers or front of a sunny border. Red and white flowers from May to November. Can be hardy, but take cuttings.

AGM 90cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Hot Lips'

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