'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 'Dyson's Joy'

SALVIA 'Dyson's Joy'

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

AGM 60cm £5.00

SANGUISORBA dodecandra

Drooping white flowerheads.

1.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA dodecandra
ORLAYA grandiflora

ORLAYA grandiflora

'White Laceflower'. Hardy annual, has lovely, pure white lacecap flowers through summer above fine, ferny foliage, often until the first frosts! Collect seed after flowering and re-sow immediately. Sun. 3 for £10!

60cm £4.00

SALVIA 'Peach Parfait'

Beautiful pale peach flowers on dark stems.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Peach Parfait'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Arcturus'

Eyecatching lilac-mauve daisies on shiny black stems. Mildew-free.

1.40m £5.00

ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'

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

1.20m £5.00

ACTAEA simplex 'James Compton'
HELENIUM 'Gay-Go-Round'

HELENIUM 'Gay-Go-Round'

Bright and jolly red and yellow flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Maroon'

Deep maroon flowers May-November. Sun.

75cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla 'Maroon'
ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

ERYNGIUM pandanifolium 'Physic Purple'

Rarely offered variety. Rosette of sword-shaped leaves to 85cm, branched heads of small maroon flowers October-December. Very architectural!

1.60m £8.50

RUDBECKIA subtomentosa 'Loofahsa Wheaten Gold'

Brown-centred yellow flowers July-October on narrow, upright stems. An airy habit.

90cm £5.00

RUDBECKIA subtomentosa 'Loofahsa Wheaten Gold'
ECHINACEA purpurea 'Virgin'

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Virgin'

Clean white fragrant flowers with a green central cone, June-September. Flat petals. My favourite white echinacea.

PBR 60cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Red Army'

Orange-red flowers from early July.

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Red Army'
SEDUM 'Bertram Anderson'

SEDUM 'Bertram Anderson'

Low spreading variety with purple-grey foliage and rosy-red flowers from late summer. Full sun.

AGM 20cm £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'

Pale creamy-yellow perennial hollyhock with dark maroon stamens, flowers from June-November. Grey-green rust-free leaves!

2.40m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkallee'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Guido en Gezelle'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Guido en Gezelle'

New, from Jan Spruyt, has lavender-blue daisies August-October.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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