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Where to plant in my garden?

 

Good for a flowering lawn, mini meadow, a pot or for adding late colour to a mixed border.

 

A great ‘companion’ plant; repelling some insect pests whilst attracting beneficial insects such as Ladybirds and Hoverflies.

 

A drought tolerant plant.

 

Flowers: June-Aug

Habitat: Grassland & hedgerow, cliff tops, sand dunes and rough ground.

Height: 10-45cm

Growth Type: Perennial

Position: Full sun to semi-shade

Soil Preference: Wide range

 

 

Yarrow

£5.95Price
  • Achillea millefolium

     

    5 Jumbo plug plants

     

    Noted for attracting wildlife, Yarrow is one of the best producers of nectar in relation to the small space the plant occupies.

     

    Attracts birds, butterflies, bees, hoverflies and many other insects.

     

    A caterpillar food plant of the Essex Emerald, Lime Speck Pug, Wormwood Pug, Straw Belle and Ruby Tiger Moths. 

     

    Attracts Large Skipper, Small Copper, Wall, Meadow Brown, Small Heath, Large Skipper, Peacock butteflies.

     

    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.