'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 'Tutti Frutti'

SALVIA 'Tutti Frutti'

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

60cm £5.00

VERBENA rigida

A neat, low-growing verbena produces clusters of purple or magenta flowers June-September. Lovely with silver-leafed plants in a sunny spot.

AGM 60cm £5.00

VERBENA rigida
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

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

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

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'
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

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

A shorter variety. Deep violet-blue globe thistle flowers from July-September. Good as a cut flower. Any soil in sun.

1.00m £5.00

ECHINOPS ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
KNIPHOFIA 'Tetbury Torch'

KNIPHOFIA 'Tetbury Torch'

Bright apricot-yellow pokers from June-September.

PBR 90cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Tanna'

Light pink bobble flowers from June-August, above a clump of slender branching stems. Prefers moist soil in a sunny spot.

80cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Tanna'
LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Droitwich Beauty'

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Droitwich Beauty'

Rare variety. Ragged white flowers. Similar to 'Aglaia'.

75cm £5.00

LIGUSTICUM scoticum

'Scots Lovage'. Compact, upright perennial with glossy foliage, and in summer on dark purple stems, umbels of tiny white and pale pink flowers. Sun or shade.

60cm £5.00

LIGUSTICUM scoticum
ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

Large lilac-blue daisies. Tidy and mildew-free, as are all A.amellus.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Dyson's Joy'

Lovely bicoloured hybrid from Silas Dyson. Compact habit, pale and rose-pink flowers May-November. Drought tolerant.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Dyson's Joy'
HELENIUM 'Fiesta'

HELENIUM 'Fiesta'

Vermillion and gold flowers on well branched stems.

1.30m £5.00

SALVIA atrocyanea

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

1.50m £6.50

SALVIA atrocyanea
LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

Long black stems and dramatic toothed foliage. Slender racemes of yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in sun.

AGM 1.80m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Treasure'

Deep lilac daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Treasure'

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