Growing red valerian can be a very rewarding experience. This is a very easy plant to grow both in pots and in the ground and very easy to look after.
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Wildflower – Red Valerian
Red valerian is a common perennial wildflower found across most of Europe and North America. The flowers can range from bright pink to purple and in some cases white. It was introduced into gardens before the 1600s, this plant from the Mediterranean soon escaped and became naturalised in the wild. It is known to attractContinue reading “Wildflower – Red Valerian”
Wildflowers – Green Alkanet
Green Alkanet is popular with bees and other butterflies but not so much with gardeners.
Wildflowers – Verbena bonariensis
Verbena bonariensis is a common escapee from gardens that is loved by bees and other pollinators.
Wildflowers – Himalayan Balsam
Himalayan Balsam is a invasive species that is loved by pollinators such as bees and butterflies. It produces the most nectar per flower in the UK.