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I am looking for plants that are attractive to honey bees? Any suggestions would be very welcome.

Essex, United Kingdom Gb

I have Phaecelia on my list. Thank you!



Our Eryngium 'Big Blue' plants always get covered in bees.

19 Jun, 2009


Weve a page here on GOY thats full of plants 2 attract Bees & Butterflies Louloubelle just click under your Icon Phot where it says "Featured On" itl take u straight there :)

19 Jun, 2009


I have a blue flowering salvia (hawaii sky blue) and the bee's are never off it.

19 Jun, 2009


Thank you Jacque, I have followed the link to some great information. I specifically need honey bee plants and it has been very useful. L x

19 Jun, 2009


Borage is great as an annual but buddleia globosa (with round orange flowers) is a great shrub for honey bees (which generally can't use the ordinary buddleias. Anise hyssop is the other plant which is supposed to be great for bees.

19 Jun, 2009


Glad u found it useful L :)

19 Jun, 2009


Thank you all. I really like Buddleia globosa so that is a bonus.

19 Jun, 2009

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