'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 'Patricia'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Patricia'

From a customer, who found it as a seedling in his garden and named it in remembrance of his wife. Rose-pink daisies in a good spread of flowers. It has a good shape, and a fresh, bright appearance!

1.20m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'

Pale lemon perennial sunflower.

AGM 2.00m £5.00

HELIANTHUS 'Lemon Queen'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Nineteen'

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

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'
ASTER amellus 'Breslau'

ASTER amellus 'Breslau'

Small violet-blue flowers in erect sprays.

45cm £5.50

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

Our introduction. Palest icy amethyst bells, almost white, and shaped like pixie hats. Same parents as C. x burghalti, but in our opinion is stronger and taller.

75cm £5.00

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'
KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

KNIPHOFIA 'Gladness'

Dark bronze stems bear translucent apricot flowers June to July.

90cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kanaria'

Bright yellow flowers with a yellow central disc.

75cm £5.00

HELENIUM 'Kanaria'
GERANIUM himalayense 'Baby Blue'

GERANIUM himalayense 'Baby Blue'

A compact free-flowering plant with blue saucer-shaped blooms in early summer.

30cm £5.00

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

ORLAYA grandiflora
SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

SANGUISORBA 'Pink Brushes'

Large rose-pink bottlebrush flowers.

1.40m £5.00

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

SALVIA 'Hot Lips'
HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

HELIANTHUS 'Dorian Roxburgh'

Much requested in our garden. Two rows of creamy-yellow petals with a yellow and black centre, flowers August-October. Doesn't run. Sunny position.

1.80m £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Icing Sugar'

Striking two-tone pink flowers June-October. Sun.

PBR 65cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Icing Sugar'
ALTHAEA officinalis 'Romney Marsh'

ALTHAEA officinalis 'Romney Marsh'

Bushy perennial with soft pink flowers all summer. Sun.

1.00m £5.50

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'

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