It’s important to have nectar rich plants growing in all our gardens to sustain our bee population and also to grow wildlife attracting species to pack our gardens full of beneficial insects that will naturally control plant pests. This collection comprises of some of the best plants to charm in bees, butterflies and hoverflies. One each of the following: Verbena bonariensis – tall stems of small purple flowers from June – October. Well drained soil. Full Sun. Agastache Black Adder – Tall spires of dark blue flowers and highly scented foliage. July – October. Rich soil. Full Sun. Allium atropurpureum – In bulb or pot form depending on the time of year. Eryngium – one of any species with rich blue thistle like flowers. Drought tolerant. Echinacea – our choice of variety, commonly known as cone flower. Protect from slugs in early spring. Nepeta Walker Low – flowers all season providing yearlong nectar for insects. Blue flowers. Full sun.
All these plants prefer sunny conditions and a well-drained or good loam soil.
Plant Details: THE PLANTSMANS CHOICE Wildlife Enticing Plants
THE PLANTSMANS CHOICE
Wildlife Enticing Plants
May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Well drained soil
Winter grow conditions:
Woottens rating 9/10
Butterflies, Bees, Marine
Plant Collection: YES
Mail Order Details
We aim to despatch our container grown stock within 4 working days & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.
We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.
Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.