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10 Plants Bees Love

ellie.white
Published on June 14th 2018
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by ellie.white. All rights reserved

As most of us know, bees are on the decline. Therefore the best thing we can all do, as gardeners and lovers of nature, is to plant plenty of bee-friendly plants and flowers to help give them plenty of pollen.
Here's a list of 10 plants that bees love:

Dahlia

Dahlia spp.

Lavender 'Sussex'

Lavandula × intermedia 'Sussex'

A close up of some white Lavandula x intermedia 'Edelweiss' flowers

Lavender 'Edelweiss'

Lavandula × intermedia 'Edelweiss'

A close up of some purple Salvia officinalis flowers

Common Sage

Salvia officinalis

Borage

Borago officinalis

Common Hyacinth

Hyacinthus orientalis

Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea

Blue Globe Thistle

Echinops bannaticus

Stock

Matthiola incana

Cosmos

Cosmos bipinnatus

Make sure to check out our Gardeners World Live Border and other Discover articles for more inspiration.

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