'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 'Purple Dome'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Deep purple-violet flowers on a short bushy plant.

75cm £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 'Purpurea'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Purpurea'

Later flowering, with pinkish-purple blooms.

1.00m £5.00

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

Warm red flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'
AGASTACHE 'Blue Boa'

AGASTACHE 'Blue Boa'

New form, with chunky, deep violet-blue flower spikes July-October. Seems to be long-lived! Sun.

PBR 60cm £5.50

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

GALEGA orientalis
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rose Williams'

Purple-pink daisies.

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Thunder'

Deep red flowers on wiry stems.

1.00m £5.00

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Thunder'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'

Large rich purple-red flowers September-October.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'

Dark purple stems bear sprays of blue flowers late summer.

90cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM laeve 'Nightshade'
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

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Bushy perennial with fine foliage and lemon-yellow daisy-like flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'
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 'Love and Wishes'

Stunning new hybrid, has large, reddish-purple flowers with dark burgundy calyces and stems, June-November. Tidy habit, great for a container.

PBR 80cm £5.00

SALVIA 'Love and Wishes'
SALVIA 'Joan'

SALVIA 'Joan'

Shrubby, taller salvia with rich purple-pink flowers in summer and autumn. Sun.

1.20m £5.00

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

Tuberous perennial sunflower, can grow up to 3 metres in one season! Single yellow sunflowers from late September. Doesn't run.

2.50m £5.00

HELIANTHUS x kellermanii

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