Linda’s Information Sheet

Garden border flowers for nectar and/or seed

Christmas rose (Helleborus niger)

Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)

Elephant’s ears (Bergenia cordifolia)

Spring crocus (Crocus crysanthus and hybrids)

Anemone (Anemone blanda)

Grape hyacinth (Muscari botryoides)

Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis)

Polyanthus (Primula vulgaris elatior)

Soldiers and sailors (Pulmanria saccharata)

White arabis (single) (Arabis albida)

Honesty (Lunaria biennis)

Sweet rocket (Hesperis matronalis)

Aubretia (Aubreti deltoids)

Wallflower (Cherianthus cheiri)

Forget-me-not (Myosotois spp)

Leopard’s bane (Doronicum paradalianches)

Golden alyssum (Alyssum saxitale)

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)

Perennial cornflower (Centaurea)

Poached egg plant (Limnathes douglasii)

Shasta daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum)

Feabane (Erigeron speciosus varieties)

Cranesbill (Geranium species)

Sweet bergamot (Monarda didyma)

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale)

Spiked speedwell (Veronica spicata)

Valerian (Centranthus ruber)

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)

Angelica (Angelica archangelica)

Lovage (Levesticum officinale)

Tobacco plant (Nicotiana affinis)

Mignonette (Reseda odorata)

Corncockle (Agrostemma githago)

Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina)

Alkanet (Anchusa azurea)

Chicory (Chicorium intybus)

Yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia vulgaris)

Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)

Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus)

Candytuft (Iberis umbellata)

Californian poppy (Eschscholtzia californica)

Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Mallow (Lavatera rosea)

Golden rod (Solidago canadensis)

Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Teasel (Dipsasus fullonum)

Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Mint (Mentha rotundiflora)

Globe thistle (Echinops ritro)

Meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale)

Cosmos (Cosmea bipinnatus)

Cherry pie (Heliotropum x hybridum)

Michaelmas daisy (Aster amellus, A. acris, A. novae angleae, A. novi belgii)

Ice plant (Sedum spectabile)

 

Note: Many of these plants will flower in autumn if you cut off some of their dead flowers. Don’t forget to leave some seed.

 

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