Flowers That Make Your Garden More Bee-Friendly

Lavender (Lavandula)

Lavender's aromatic blooms not only please the human senses, but they also attract bees due to their abundance of honey.

Bee balm (Monarda)

Bee balm, also known as Monarda or Bergamot, has colorful, tubular blossoms that attract bees.

Sunflowers (helianthus)

Sunflowers, with their enormous and colorful blooms, are not only visually pleasing but also produce an abundance of pollen and nectar for bees.

Cosmos (C. bipinnatus)

Cosmos flowers are easy to grow and provide open, daisy-like blooms that pollinators adore.

Foxglove (Digitalis)

Foxglove's tubular-shaped flowers come in a variety of hues and are popular among pollinators, particularly bumblebees.

Borage (Borago officinalis)

Borage is not only a nutritious plant; it also has star-shaped blue blossoms that attract bees and other pollinators

Zinnias (Zinnia elegans)

Zinnias are vivid, colorful flowers that supply nourishment to bees. They are available in a variety of heights and colors.

Salvia (Salvia officinalis)

Salvia, sometimes known as sage, is popular among bees due to its tall spikes of blooms in a variety of colors, including blue and purple.

Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

The butterfly bush, as the name implies, attracts butterflies as well as bees with its fragrant, cone-shaped blossoms.

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