'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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GALATELLA sedifolia

GALATELLA sedifolia

Lavender-blue daisies August-September.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'

Large mauve flowers on a shorter plant, August-October.

50cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Dapper Tapper'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Star of Chester'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Star of Chester'

A laevis type, this has small pink daisies on tall, dark stems, September-November.

1.50m £5.00

ALTHAEA officinalis 'Romney Marsh'

Bushy perennial with soft pink flowers all summer. Sun.

1.00m £5.50

ALTHAEA officinalis 'Romney Marsh'
VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

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

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

Masses of wonderful maroon-purple flowers through summer and autumn. Hardy in a sunny, well-drained spot. Takes cuttings easily!

60cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'
SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

Warm red flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkfrieden'

Pale pink flowers, darker in the centre.

1.80m £5.00

ALCALTHAEA suffrutescens 'Parkfrieden'
SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

SANGUISORBA obtusa good form

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

50cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'

Lovely deep violet flowers.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Constanze'
AGASTACHE rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'

AGASTACHE rugosa 'Golden Jubilee'

Stunning golden-yellow foliage contrasts well with purple-blue flower spikes from July-September.

60cm £5.00

BAPTISIA 'Purple Smoke'

Forms a tall bushy mound of grey-green foliage, with long spikes of smoky violet-blue flowers from late spring. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

BAPTISIA 'Purple Smoke'
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

EURYBIA divaricata

Purple stems and backs of leaves, small white daisies in late summer. Any soil in sun or shade.

90cm £5.00

EURYBIA divaricata
LAMIUM orvala

LAMIUM orvala

Strongly-veined dead-nettle leaves with rich strawberry-pink lipped flowers.

60cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

Deep violet flowers August-October.

1.20m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Pride of Rougham'

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