Late summer plants for bees
Bees need a steady flow of flowers throughout the year to supply them with pollen and nectar for the production of honey.
Two of the best late summer flowering plants to support bees are
Hibiscus and Trumpet vine ( Campsis radicans )
Lohengrin is a large, upright, deciduous shrub to 3m with three-lobed, mid-green leaves. Large, single flowers, white with a dark red eye, are produced in mid-to late summer
Trumpet vine ( Campsis radicans )
A vigorous self-clinging woody climber growing to 10m, with pinnate leaves and bright orange or red, trumpet-shaped flowers 8cm long, borne in clusters in late summer and autumn
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