'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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PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'

Spectacular deep magenta flower clusters, sweetly-scented, over contrasting dark leaves.

60cm £5.00

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group 'Prairie Giant'

Much admired in the garden! From Dove Cottage Nursery, this is very tall, with huge pink flowerheads in summer. Insect heaven! Sunny spot, back of the border.

3.00m £7.50

EUPATORIUM maculatum Atropurpureum Group 'Prairie Giant'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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

1.20m £5.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'

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

AGM 1.80m £6.00

LIGULARIA 'The Rocket'
GALEGA orientalis

GALEGA orientalis

Small, rich blue pea-like flowers on a spreading plant. Best in a large sunny border or between shrubs.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'

Blue-grey foliage, long lilac to cerise-pink squirrel tails on outstretched stems, July-September. Everyone's favourite!

1.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA hakusanensis 'Lilac Squirrel'
SANGUISORBA 'Foxtail'

SANGUISORBA 'Foxtail'

Pink bottlebrush flowers. Sun.

1.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'

Bigger and better flowers than 'Big Pink'. Lots of stems closely grouped. Stands well. New in 2013 from us.

2.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Pink September'
SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'

Large, flat golden flowerheads. An old favourite. Full sun, drought tolerant.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

ACHILLEA filipendula 'Gold Plate'
GERANIUM 'Rozanne'

GERANIUM 'Rozanne'

Large cupped blue flowers with a large white centre and dark maroon veining. Very floriferous and long-flowering. Same plant as G. 'Jolly Bee'.

AGM PBR 45cm £7.00

ASTER 'Fingers and Thumbs'

A seedling found over the path from our 'Chilly Fingers', this has slightly wider fingers, and flowers are a deeper lilac, not so chilly! They look great together.

90cm £6.50

ASTER 'Fingers and Thumbs'
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

HELENIUM 'Kanaria'

Bright yellow flowers with a yellow central disc.

75cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kanaria'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Deep purple-violet flowers on a short bushy plant.

75cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

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