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'Flowers That Attract Bees'

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Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction'

For an attractive, easy to grow, hardy perennial that fills those awkward damp, shady corners of the garden the Melittis 'Royal Velvet Distinction' is an ideal choice. Unusually named the Bastard Balm this honey-scented perennial attracts bees  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lavender 'Platinum Blonde'

This unusual cultivar has bright, variegated foliage with broad yellow margins that radiate a golden glow. From June to August, Lavender 'Platinum Blonde' is crowned with a profusion of blue flower heads, borne on stiffly upright stems. Like all Lavender,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of september 2018

Ammi majus 'Graceland'

An elegant border filler with beautiful, lacy white flower heads that float above ferny foliage. This graceful annual creates a soft froth of blooms that associate beautifully among herbaceous perennials. The airy blooms on slender stems are…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Spiraea betulifolia 'Tor'

Spiraea betulifolia 'Tor' is a charming little shrub with a tidy rounded habit. It produces flattened groups of pretty white flowers between May and July that attract bees and butterflies in abundance. The thick framework of Spiraea…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Californian Poppy 'Copper Swirl'

Bright red double to semidouble blooms. Excellent garden performance and drought tolerance. A reliable hardy annual, that will flower all summer long. Ideal for attracting bees and pollinating insects.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple'

The beautiful, rich purple flowers of Foxglove 'Dalmation Purple' have delicate spotted interiors and are certain to attract bees and pollinating insects into your garden. This superb cottage garden perennial produces well-branched, compact plants,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Biennial

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despatch by end of august 2018

Genista 'Porlock'

A stalwart of cottage gardens, English Lavender is hardier and more robust than its French counterparts. Flowering throughout summer above aromatic grey-green foliage, it will attract bees and pollinating insects to a profusion of purple flower<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of march 2019

Weigela 'Victoria'

Weigela 'Victoria' has rich, purple-bronze foliage that provides a magnificent contrast to deep-pink, trumpet-shaped blooms. This enchanting, deciduous shrub is in flower from late spring to early summer, and attracts bees and other…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Helenium autumnale 'Helena Rote Töne'

Stunning first-year-flowering perennial. Helenium autumnale 'Helena Rote Töne' produces fiery single blooms that make fabulous cut flowers. Helenium are perfect plants for adding extra colour to cottage garden type displays as their bright flowers  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lavender 'Night Of Passion' - Patio

Bears plump, purple flower heads topped with the mauve bracts that are characteristic of French Lavender. A profusion of blooms crown the silver-green leaves throughout summer, attracting bees and butterflies from all around.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of april 2019

Cornflower 'Black Ball'

Pincushion flowers in a rich milk-chocolate shade, that look almost black on cloudy days. Drifts of annual cornflower 'Black Ball' add a touch of drama to summer borders and wildlife gardens where they will attract bees and butterflies to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Rudbeckia fulgida var sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

An RHS AGM winning Black Eyed Susan bearing bright, golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers with dark button eyes that make excellent cut flowers. The radiant, coneflowers of Rudbeckia fulgida ?Goldsturm? are produced over a long period, attracting  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of september 2018

Verbena bonariensis

Tightly clustered florets form glowing lavender flower heads that float atop stiffly upright, branching stems. The long lasting blooms of Verbena bonariensis attract clouds of bees and butterflies. This perennial verbena has enjoyed a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Limnanthes douglasii

The Fried Egg or Poached Egg plant will attract hoverflies to your garden to beat the aphids. Bees also love this low, spreading carpet of fragrant golden and white blooms that will grace the front of the border, rockery or path edging  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Verbena bonariensis

With Verbena bonariensis the main attraction is the display of clustered cushioned heads of glowing lavender coloured flowers which are produced on top of stiff upright branching stems. Between July and October bees and butterflies are attracted<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of august 2018

Basil 'Pesto'

This British bred herb is perfectly suited to the UK climate. Basil ?Pesto? is as attractive as it is useful. Its aromatic, glossy green foliage is flushed with purple and supported on purple stems. The pale pink flowers contrast beautifully, attracting…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Dianthus 'Odessa Red'

Beautiful, scented lilac-blue flowers drape from the branches of this special cottage garden climber, filling the air with a sweet perfume. Wisteria sinensis 'Prolific' is well named for its free-flowering habit, producing masses of lilac-mauve flowers  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lemon Balm

A bushy herb that resembles mint in appearance, with an invigorating lemon scent when the leaves are crushed. The aromatic foliage can be used to make refreshing lemon balm tea or added to soups and oils for a tangy lemon flavour. Lemon balm flowers are…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Poppy 'Royal Wedding'

Imagine how spectacular a drift or large clump of these Royal Wedding poppies would look in a cottage or wildlife garden setting. The over-sized flowers of this Oriental Poppy have delicate white crepe-paper petals with dark centres that act as magnets to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of december 2018

Elderberry (Hedging)

A familiar sight in British hedgerows, the Elderberry is a deciduous shrub or small tree with attractive pinnate leaves. In early summer, panicles of sweetly scented dainty white flowers appear, which are highly attractive to bees and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of november 2018

Poached Eggs Plant(Start-A-Garden™ Range)

A much-loved, easy to grow annual with a gentle fragrance that attracts hoverflies, who then feed on troublesome aphids. Bees also love this low spreading carpet of yellow and white blooms. A customer favourite, perfect for the front of borders,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Thetis'

A superb plant for attracting bees and other pollinators to your garden, Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Thetis' is a hardy shrub with a compact, spreading habit. With aromatic grey-green foliage and deep blue flowers in late summer, it looks great in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine'

Although pure white in colour, the attractive, double blooms of Philadelphus 'Manteau d'Hermine' have an unusual, orange blossom scent. It is this quality that gives the RHS AGM plant its alternative name, Mock Orange. When the flowers appear in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Buddleja 'Buzz® 3 in 1'

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite. Our colour series of Buddeja 'Buzz®' is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Now for the first time you can give…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Buddleja 'Buzz® 3 in 1'

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, Our colour series of Buddeja 'Buzz' is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Now for the first time you can give…  More Info




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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries' F2 Hybrid

An easy to grow, first year flowering perennial, Achillea Summer Berries is ideal for adding a sumptuous mixture of fruity colours to borders. Achillea Summer Berries makes an excellent cut or dried flower, as well as attracting bees and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Foxglove 'Dalmatian Purple' F1 Hybrid

Sow 'Dalmation', the fastest flowering foxglove from seed, and you'll be enjoying its stunning flowers in only 16 weeks! Well branched and compact, attractive dwarf plants produce good quality flower spikes in all three colours. Each   More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Lavender (English)

Nodding semi-double, mauve flowers appear in late spring against a backdrop of mid green foliage. The delicate blooms are followed by silver, fluffy seed heads that shimmer beautifully.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2018

Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'

A new twist on a much-loved garden favourite, 'Buzz'® is the world's first patio buddleja! These attractive, compact plants are loved by bees and butterflies, but won't take over your garden. Buddleja '® Ivory' is easy to grow and problem-free with a super…  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of may 2019

Hyssopus officinalis

Hyssopus officinalis is an attractive low growing, evergreen, flowering hedge. Hyssop is native to the south of Europe, Middle East and Caspian Sea and looks similar to Lavender. It has electric blue flowers that look great when planted in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2018

Antirrhinum 'Eternal Magenta'

These three bee hive plastic planters are the picture of elegance. The pots' subtle, wooden texture hides their UV-stabilised polyurethene interior. This material offers excellent value, weather-resistence and durability while being much lighter than real wood,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Annual

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despatch by end of august 2018

Penstemon 'Pensham Westminster Belle'

The royal purple flowers of Penstemon 'Pensham Westminster Belle' are truly fit for a king or queen. They salute from elegant spikes during June, July, August, September and October, providing a princely splash of long-lasting colour. The hardy perennial's semi…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

The ever popular Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' is one of the most commonly grown Catmints. The lilac-blue lavender-like flower spikes rise above the silvery-green foliage from early summer onwards, giving a delightful summer display, that is ideal for softening…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Grow a plant that's lovely to look at and lovely to touch too. This unusual foxglove produces strong, mid-height flower spires in its first year if sown in January. An added bonus is the pretty silver foliage which feels 'fluffy' and soft to the touch,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Biennial

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Lavender 'Imperial Gem'




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despatch by end of may 2019

Lavender (English)

The new, spring growth of this glossy evergreen is scarlet red, remaining bright for slightly longer than other varieties. Creamy spring flowers stand out against this showy backdrop of leaves, creating a dazzling display. Like all of its kind, the foliag  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of august 2018