'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 novae-angliae 'Treasure'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Treasure'

Deep lilac daisies.

1.20m £5.00

VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

From Great Dixter, this has densely-packed pale yellow flower spikes in summer above grey-green leaf rosettes. Very perennial!

AGM 2.00m £5.00

VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'
SESELI hippomarathrum

SESELI hippomarathrum

Pale pink and grey cow parsley flowers July-October, Feathery foliage. Sun.

45cm £5.00

EURYBIA radula

Lavender starry flowers in August on a neat bushy plant with upright stems. Early.

45cm £5.00

EURYBIA radula
AGAPANTHUS 'Lydenburg'

AGAPANTHUS 'Lydenburg'

Much admired in the Library Garden! Semi-pendulous, dark violet-blue flowers on tall, upright stems. Very striking and later-flowering. Sun.

NEW 1.50m £7.50

ASTER amellus 'Forncett Flourish'

Strong, upright grower with deep mauve daisies from early September.

60cm £5.00

ASTER amellus 'Forncett Flourish'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'White Tanna'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'White Tanna'

Masses of white, pendant catkins June-August. Sun.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Colwall Constellation'

Later-flowering heather-purple daisies from late October.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Colwall Constellation'
SALVIA 'Lalarsha'

SALVIA 'Lalarsha'

Rose-purple flowers May-November. Sun.

80cm £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'
MOSLA dianthera

MOSLA dianthera

Autumn-flowering perennial collected in Russia. Six inch sprays of mauve-blue flowers over purple-tinted leaves. Sun or part shade.

1.20m £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'
SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'

SALVIA nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Deep violet-blue flower spikes on dark maroon stems, from June-August. Sunny spot, moist well-drained soil.

50cm £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Lord Roberts'

Much requested in our garden. Deep orange-red flowers August-October. Very floriferous!

1.80m £5.00

KNIPHOFIA 'Lord Roberts'
CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

CYNARA scolymus 'Gros Camus de Bretagne'

Large silvery leaves, long stems carry edible buds in summer, then big purple thistle flowers which dry well. Good soil in sun.

1.00m £6.00

ASTER 'Moody Blue'

Discovered in our garden, this new aster has mildew-free, fine foliage, and lilac-blue daisies with closely-arranged petals, September-October, on dark stems. A laevis type but less vigorous.

90cm £6.50

ASTER 'Moody Blue'

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