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The flowers that most attract pollinators

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You can have the flowers that most attract pollinators in your orchard and garden. Flowers evolved with shapes, colors and scent. In this way, they can attract pollinators so that they can reproduce more effectively. A symbiotic evolution that has benefited both

Orchard and varied floral garden

Plant small orchards where you can put a variety of plants and flowers, they will also help control pests. Bees and pollinators love aromatic and medicinal flowers.

Because of this, butterflies, bumblebees, hoverflies, dragonflies, solitary bees, birds among others are directly favored with food, and you enjoy your new winged visits.

Likewise, if you choose endemic plants, you help restore biodiversity, as a result you have a healthy and balanced habitat.

The flowers that most attract pollinators

Borage (Boragus officinalis)

The plant is very easily cultivated, as a general rule in the month of April -in the northern hemisphere, being harvested after the first autumn rains.

blue borage and bee flying

Golden thimble ( Eschscholzia californica )

It is used as an ornamental, since in the summer it offers numerous bright orange flowers, although it must always be exposed to full sun.

gold thimble flowers with pollinator flying

Sunflower ( Helianthus annuus )

Sunflowers in general tend to be plants with high climatic resistance, their care is reduced to 3 needs: soil, solar lighting and irrigation. See more here

Zinnias ( Zinnia elegans )

They are very colorful and especially attractive to bees. They need direct sun (although they can adapt to semi-shade) and rich and slightly humid soils.

red zinnia flower with pollinator bee foraging

Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)

Its habitat is meadows and grassy places, as well as sandy and silica soils and dry meadows. It lives on grazing land and trampled soils.

daisy flower with bee

Rapeseed ( Brassica napus )

Annual or biennial plant, glabrous or subglabrous. Axonomorphic root, very often fusiform or tuberous. Stem up to 150 cm, branched especially in the upper part.

yellow rapeseed

Eucalyptus ( Eucalyptus )

Eucalyptus or eucalyptus, Eucalyptos is a genus of trees in the myrtaceae family. There are also around 700 species

eucalyptus flowers and leaves

anchovy ( Anchusa officinalis )

It is a biennial, herbaceous plant with branchy stems. Its leaves are lanceolate and sessile -15 cm. long with fluff. The base leaves form a rosette.

anchovy flowers

Inula (Inula Helenium)

Most are perennial herbs . Similarly, the species vary in size, from tiny rock garden species to huge perennials reaching 3 meters in length.

yellow Inula flower and flying bee

lavender (lavandula)

Lavender is a medicinal plant that is characterized by its calming properties. In addition, its essential oil is very beneficial for health.

lavender flowers with bee

Blackberry ( Rubus fruticosus )

The blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) is a species of plant belonging to the Rosaceae family.

Phacelia (Phacelia)

Many species of the facélia genus are cultivated as ornamental plants and honey plants.

sky blue flower of facelia

Tagetes

It is a genus of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family

bee pollinating tagetes flowers

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Generally considered a weed, although it would be more correct to say «adventitious grass»,

dandelion flowers with wild pollinator

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum)

Buckwheat or buckwheat is an herbaceous annual plant of the Polygonaceae family.

buckwheat flower

You can plant the flowers that pollinators like the most in your country and according to each continent. Always remember to favor the flowering of the area.

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