Wildlife garden plants

Wildlife Gardening

Wildlife garden plants

© Megan Lowe

Below is a list of readily available garden plants that are great for wildlife. You can find most of the species listed at your local garden centre.

Garden plants

  • Achillea Moonshine
  • Apple Cox’s Orange Pippin
  • Aubretia (Kit Blue)
  • Aubretia (Kitte Blue)
  • Campanula (Dickson’s Gold)
  • Ceanthus Italian Skies
  • Ceranium Ivy Lulu
  • Chives
  • Cosmos Pink
  • Cosmos White
  • Cotoneaster Hyb Pendulus
  • Cotoneaster ‘Pendulus’
  • Currey Plant
  • Dianthus Early Love
  • Erysuym Bowls Mauve
  • Fuchsia Bella Hilda
  • Fushia ‘Bella’ Hilda
  • Geranium Ivy ‘ Flair’
  • Geranium Ivy Flaire
  • Geranium Ivy Lulu
  • Hawthorn Hedge Plants
  • Hebe Dark Angel
  • Knautia Macadonia
  • Lavandula Ang. Ardeche
  • Lavandula St Anouk
  • Leucanthemum, vulgara ‘Filigram’
  • Marigold French Orange
  • Mint (Moroccan)
  • Namesia Wisley Vanilla
  • Oregano
  • Pennisetum Al Hameln
  • Pennisetum Set. Summer Samba
  • Runner Beans
  • Sage (Purple)
  • Salvia Caradonna
  • Scabious Caradonna
  • Standard Perennial
  • Strawberry (Roman)
  • Thyme (Aureus)
  • Verbascum Pink Kisses

Available from Squires Garden Centres

Aquatic plants

  • Hottonia palustris (water violet)
  • Lobelia cardinalis ‘Queen Victoria’ (Scarlet Lobelia)
  • Mentha aquatica (water mint)
  • Myositis palustris (water forget-me-not)
  • Pilularia globulifera (Peppergrass)
  • Primula vialii (pagoda primrose)

Available from Maidenhead aquatics