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You can grow camassia in grass ( Christo LLoyds garden at Great Dixter has them in the grass leading to the front door of his house), or in pots, which is what I do, to make sure I don't accidentally plant over them, or dig them up
A recent piece of research at Sussex univ. has shown that majoram is the very best plant for nectar for insects, followed by lavendar. You could grow some in pots in the GH to bring it on early enough for the queens?
Grow Pulmonaria rubra and allow the annual red dead-nettle to seed. They're both ready and waiting for the early bees.
Is Pulmonaria rubra a wildflower Nutcutlet? Sorry, I don't yet know any of
the latin names for flowers! Also I've been told that oxeye daisies and poppies
thrive a lot better if they have some tall wild grasses to support them - does
anyone know the name of tall grasses that would compliment both these
flowers, but wouldn't take over too much and restrict their growth?
Hi ffb. I don't think P. rubra is native. P.officinalis might be but isn't flowering from the new year ready for the bees.
Cock's foot grass is pretty upright, a lot of meadow grasses fall over with the flowers.
Thanks Nutcutlet - will have a look at that!