Butterfly & bee friendly plant. Click image to learn more and to add to your own plants list. Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' Other names: Tickseed 'Moonbeam' Genus: Coreopsis Variety or cultivar: 'Moonbeam' _ 'Moonbeam' is an herbaceous perennial with a mound of dark-green, divided foliage. From mid-summer to early autumn, it is covered with large, cheery, pale-yellow, daisy-like flowers which are loved by bees.
Wood Avens. Geum urbanumYoung leaves - cooked. Root - cooked. Used as a spice in soups, stews etc, and also as a flavouring in ale[4, 5, 8, 13, 183]. It is a substitute for cloves with a hint of cinnamon in the flavour[12, 74, 183]. It is best used in spring. The root is also boiled to make a beverage. The root is up to 5cm long. Medicinal Uses Antidiarrhoeal; Antiinflammatory; Antiseptic; Aromatic; Astringent; Diaphoretic; Febrifuge; Skin; Stomachic; Styptic; Tonic.
Summer flowering bee friendly plant. Click image to learn more and to add to your own plant list in Shoot. Botanical name: Nepeta subsessilis Other names: Catmint, Catnip Genus: Nepeta Variety or cultivar: N. subsessilis is a clump forming, herbaceous perennial that has dark green, strongly aromatic foliage and bright blue flowers that whirl up the stems in mid summer until autumn.
June Star Plant. Click image to learn more, get care advice reminders and add to your plants lists in Shoot. Polemonium caeruleum Other names: Jacob's ladder Genus: Polemonium Species: P. caeruleum - P. caeruleum is a clump-forming perennial with upright stems bearing pinnate, green foliage. Throughout summer it has clusters of bell-shaped, violet-blue or white flowers.
Bat friendly plant. Click image to learn more & add to your own plants list in Shoot. Botanical name: Nicotiana affinis Other names: Tobacco plant Genus: Nicotiana Species: N. affinis - N. affinis is a biennial grown forming white, long tubular, fragrant flowers that are produced from late summer to autumn.