Pollinator-friendly shrubs and herbaceous for spring and summer

Pollinator-friendly shrubs and herbaceous for spring and summer

When we think of pollinator-friendly shrubs and herbaceous, we automatically think of lavenders, but this doesn’t suit everybody’s taste or garden position, so we have put together a list of other pollinator-friendly plants for different positions in your garden during the spring and summer months.

Spring

1.Primula veris

Flowering period: April - May

Position: Full sun or partial shade

2. Helleborus varieties 

Flowering period: January - March (some varieties flower earlier, and for longer)

Position: Partial shade

3. Prunus Kojo-no-mai

Flowering period: March - April

Position: Full sun

4.Berberis darwinii 

Flowering period: April – May

Position: Full sun or partial shade

5. Pulmonaria Diana Clare

Flowering period: February - May

Position: shade - Partial sun

6. Ribes King Edward 

Flowering period: April - May

Position: Full sun

7. Viburnum tinus

Position: Full sun or partial shade

Flowering period: April - December

8.  Mahonia 'Winter sun' 

Position: November - March

Flowering period: Full sun - partial shade

 

Summer

1.Geraniums 

Flowering period: May - September (some varieties may flower earlier and for longer)

Position: Full sun or partial shade

2. Echinacea's

Flowering period: July - September (most varieties)

Position: Full sun

3. Buddleia's 

Flowering period: July - September (mot varieties)

Position: Full sun or partial shade

4. Scabiosa varieties 

Flowering period: July - September (most varieties)

Position: Full sun

5. Lavender varieties 

Flowering period: July - September (most varieties)

Position: Full sun

6. Verbena varieties 

Flowering period: June - September (most varieties)

Position: Full sun

7. Agastache varieties 

Flowering period: June - October (most varieties)

Position: Full sun

8.Caryopteris ‘Heavenly Blue’

Flowering period: August - September

Position: Ful sun

Posted 6th Jul 2:53pm

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