'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 'Hannah'

SALVIA 'Hannah'

Pinky-orange flowers, darker pink at the edges.

NEW 60cm £5.00

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

RUDBECKIA submentosa 'Henry Eilers'
ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

Dark bronze leaves and very fragrant white flowers. Elegant and well-behaved.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. alba

Narrow white drooping bottlebrush flowers more like catkins!

1.80m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia var. alba
ASTER peduncularis

ASTER peduncularis

Syn. Aster asperulus. Unusual foliage for an aster. Attractive, large violet-blue daisies from August. Everyone loves it on sight in our garden!

30cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Saint Michaels'

Large blue-purple flowers September-October.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Saint Michaels'
SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Martin's Mulberry'

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Martin's Mulberry'

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

1.80m £5.00

AGASTACHE 'Black Adder'

Long spires of smoky violet flowers July-October. Aromatic leaves. Perfect bee plant! Prefers sun.

90cm £5.00

AGASTACHE 'Black Adder'
SEDUM 'Karfunkelstein'

SEDUM 'Karfunkelstein'

A good compact variety with smoky-blue foliage flushed with pink, masses of rosy-pink flowers late summer.

AGM 50cm £5.00

LIGULARIA dentata 'Osiris Fantasie'

Serrated purple-backed bronze foliage, yellow flowers July-August. Moist soil in part shade.

50cm £5.00

LIGULARIA dentata 'Osiris Fantasie'
HELENIUM 'Marion Nickig'

HELENIUM 'Marion Nickig'

Smaller orange-red flowers, yellow at the tips, over a long season.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA albiflora

Spikes of white bottlebrush flowers midsummer. Any soil in sun.

75cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA albiflora
HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

Much requested in our garden. Two rows of creamy-yellow petals with a yellow and black centre, flowers August-October. Doesn't run. Sunny position.

1.80m £5.00

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

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Buttons'
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 £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

Vigorous form. Dark bronze stems produce apricot buds opening cream, from July-October.

1.20m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Tawny King'

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