Blue viper's bugloss flowers

Nectar-rich plants to grow

We recommend some of the best nectar-rich plants to grow for pollinators.

With a little planning, you can fill your plot with nectar-rich plants that will make it a haven for pollinators.

Nectar is an important, sugar-rich source of fluid and nutrients for a great many species, including birds, bats, bees, moths, hoverflies and butterflies. In return for their drink, many nectar-drinkers pollinate the flowers in the process of visiting them, passing pollen from bloom to bloom.

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