'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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CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

CIRSIUM rivulare 'Atropurpureum'

Ornamental thistle, with dark maroon-red thistle flowers all summer.

AGM 90cm £6.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

Lovely silver leaves, and bright pink bottlebrush flowers June-August. Sun.

50cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form
SANGUISORBA officinalis dark form

SANGUISORBA officinalis dark form

Very dark maroon burrs.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'

Smothered with bright pink drooping catkins in August and September.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Big Pink'
KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

KNIPHOFIA 'Alcazar'

Fat spikes of red to yellow flowers on stout stems. Red hot pokers prefer good, well-drained soil in sun, but can tolerate part shade.

1.50m £5.00

GERANIUM 'Tiny Monster'

A sanguineum cross. Very large flowers on a vigorous sprawling plant.

30cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Tiny Monster'
GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

GERANIUM 'Red Admiral'

Vivid magenta flowers, dark veins, June-September.

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kanaria'

Bright yellow flowers with a yellow central disc.

75cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kanaria'
SALVIA 'Hot Lips'

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

GERANIUM 'Blue Cloud'

Pale blue, crimson-veined flowers from June. Sunny spot.

AGM 45cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Blue Cloud'
ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

ASTER pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'

Pale lilac flowers in open sprays from August.

50cm £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'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Henk Gerritsen'

Small red burrs on thin stems.

1.50m £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Dark violet bellflowers held in trusses through summer. Sun or part shade in moist soil.

AGM 75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

HELENIUM 'Gelbe Waltraut'

Large, golden-yellow flowers July-October.

80cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

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

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Pieters'

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