Top 50 English Cottage Garden Flowers – Plants for Pollinators

Top 50 Cottage Garden Plants for Pollinators

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Plants Included:

  1. Acanthus mollis (Bear’s Breeches)
  2. Aconitum napellus (Monk’s-hood)
  3. Alcea rosea (Hollyhock)
  4. Alchemilla mollis (Garden Lady’s Mantle)
  5. Allium hollandicum (Dutch Garlic)
  6. Antirrhinum majus (Common Snapdragon)
  7. Aquilegia vulgaris (Grannie’s Bonnet)
  8. Astrantia major (Great Masterwort)
  9. Calendula officinalis (Common Marigold)
  10. Campanula lactiflora (Milky Bellflower)
  11. Centaurea montana (Perennial Cornflower)
  12. Centranthus ruber (Red Valerian)
  13. Cerastium tomentosum (Snow-in-Summer)
  14. Delphinium elatum (Candle Larkspur)
  15. Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William)
  16. Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove)
  17. Echinops bannaticus (Blue Globe Thistle)
  18. Eryngium bourgatii (Mediterranean Sea-holly)
  19. Erysimum linifolium (Mauve Wallflower)
  20. Euphorbia characias (Mediterranean Spurge)
  21. Foeniculum vulgare (Common Fennel)
  22. Geranium x magnificum (Purple Cranesbill)
  23. Geranium phaeum (Dusky Cranesbill)
  24. Geranium sanguineum (Bloody Cranesbill)
  25. Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus (Lemon Daylily)
  26. Hesperis matronalis (Dame’s-violet)
  27. Hyssopus officinalis (Herb Hyssop)
  28. Iberis umbellata (Annual Candytuft)
  29. Knautia macedonica (Balkan Scabious)
  30. Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet Pea)
  31. Lavandula angustifolia (English Lavender)
  32. Leucanthemum vulgare (Oxeye Daisy)
  33. Lilium martagon (Turk’s Cap Lily)
  34. Linaria purpurea (Purple Toadflax)
  35. Lonicera periclymenum (European Honeysuckle)
  36. Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion)
  37. Malva sylvestris (Common Mallow)
  38. Nigella damascena (Love-in-the-Mist)
  39. Origanum majorana (Marjoram)
  40. Paeonia officinalis (Garden Paeony)
  41. Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy)
  42. Phlomis russeliana (Turkish Sage)
  43. Polemonium caeruleum (Jacob’s Ladder)
  44. Rosa gallica (Rosa-mundi)
  45. Salvia nemorosa (Balkan Clary)
  46. Tanacetum parthenium (Common Feverfew)
  47. Thalictrum aquilegiifolium (Greater Meadow-rue)
  48. Verbascum nigrum (Black Mullein)
  49. Veronica longifolia (Garden Speedwell)
  50. Viola tricolor (Heartsease)