Peony Honeysuckle Pinks Hollyhocks Pot marigolds
Peony Honeysuckle Pinks Hollyhocks Aquilegia Pot marigolds
Try annuals such as aquilegias, pot marigolds
Calendulas, commonly called pot marigolds
but unrelated to marigolds, are just as beautiful in containers as they are in the garden.
You can also try nasturtium, daisies, pot marigolds
, violets and roses.
For example, grow Calendula officinalis (pot marigolds
) under apple trees and plums as they will draw away any blackfly.
-you can reap much greater harvests by planting annuals which are attractive to pollinating insects close to your fruiting vegetables such as courgettes, beans and tomatoes.
| Pot marigolds
: You can reap much greater harvests by planting annuals which are attractive to pollinating insects close to your fruiting vegetables such as courgettes, beans and tomatoes.
Varieties are constantly introduced but there is a list of older varieties that have been grown, in some cases for Pot marigolds
are a joy.
Hardy annuals traditionally used in this way include Calendula officinalis - pot marigolds
; Nigella damascena - love-in-a-mist; Limnanthes douglasii - the poached egg plant and Centaurea cyaneus - cornflowers.
For instance, pot Marigolds
were good companion plants, originally grown to repel bugs and keep insects away from other plants.
As for pot marigolds
(calendula) and Californian poppy, well, they're bright orange aren't they?