We grow a few perennial plants (come back every year) that we know bees love. Our focus is to see a return of insects to gardens. A lot of the herbs we grow also act as attractants for insects.
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|Light pink flowers with cerise eye over variegated foliage in the summer.|
|superb plant, ideal for ground-cover and contrast with large rounded wavy leaves. Occasionally in summer one turns bright red or yellow, while winter frost burnishes them all to a purplish-red.|
|A garden classic this picturesque, deciduous perennial (herbaceous) has slim-petalled daisy white flowers in Summer and Autumn. It has green leaves.|
|Showy reddish-maroon flower heads above spreading, upright mid-green aromatic foliage.|
|Easy to grow wild flower, great for insects.|
|Oxeye Daisy||Leucanthemum vulgare P. A well known wild flower with lovely, large, white daisy flowers. Also known as the Dog Daisy. Often seen in meadows and on roadsides.|
|Betony||(Stachys officinalis) A native perennial common in England and Wales, usually on light soils, in open woods, grassland and hedgerows. Attracts: Bees and butterflies. Spikes of red-purple flowers are produced on long slender stems growing from a rosette of crinkled leaves.|
|Marsh Mallow||(Althaea officinalis), perennial herbaceous plant of the hibiscus, or mallow, family (Malvaceae), native to eastern Europe and northern Africa.|
|Gunnera||dramatic, architectural plant, with massive, deeply veined, rounded leaves held on stout, prickly stems. This majestic plant looks wonderful at the edge of a large pond or stream where its foliage is reflected in the water. One of the most spectacular plants that can be grown in Britain, it requires deep, permanently moist, humus-rich soil, lots of space and protection from cold, drying winds.|
|Woolly Thistle||1.5m tall and with a flower head 7cm across Woolly thistle is our tallest and most impressive native thistle|
|Wild Garlic||Allium ursinum - Edible leaves and easy to grow|
|Bluebells - Native||(Hyacinthoides non-scripta) |
Enchanting and iconic, bluebells are a favourite with the fairies and a sure sign spring is in full swing. The violet glow of a bluebell wood is an incredible wildflower spectacle.
|Fritillaria meleagris |
The nodding, pink-and-purple-chequered flowers of the snake's-head fritillary are said to resemble a snake, hence the name. Declining with the loss of our meadows, this delicate plant can be seen in spring.