Category Archives: Resources

Bee friendly plants, shrubs and trees

Annuals

Alyssum, Asters, Calliopsis, Clover, Corn Flowers, Cosmos, Marigolds, Pansies, Poppies, Sunflowers, Sweet Violets, Zinnias.

Perennials

Anise Hyssop, Bear’s Breeches, Calendula, Crocuses, Dahlias, Echinacea, English Ivy, Fireweed, Foxglove, Geraniums, Germander, Globe Thistle, Heliotrope’s, Hollyhocks, Hyacinth, Impatiens, Penstemon’s, Potentilla, Red Hot Pokers, Rock Cress, Roses, Salvia’s, Sedum, Snowdrops, Squill bulbs, Tansy, Vipers Bugloss

Fruits & Veggies

Apples, Apricots, Avocados, Beans, Blackberries, Cantaloupe, Cranberries, Cucumbers, Fruit Trees, Gourds, Melons, Nectarines, Nut Trees, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Peppers, Plums, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Wild Garlic, Zucchini.

Herbs

Basil, Bee Balm, Borage, Catnip, Chives, Coriander, Lavender, Mints, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme.

Shrubs

Banksia, Barberry, Blueberr,y Buddleia, Bottlebrush, Butterfly Bush, Button Bush, Clematis, Citrus, Daisy Bushes, Forsythia, Fuchias, Hawthorns, Hebe’s, Honeysuckle, Mexican Orange Blossom, Viburnum, Wisteria, NZ Flax Harakeke, NZ Jasmine, NZ Cabbage Tree, NZ Kowhai, NZ Hinau.

Trees

Acacia, Alder, Basswood, Black Gum, Black Locust, Buckeye Conker, Catalpa, Chestnuts, Crabapple, Eucalyptus Gums, NZ Five-finger, Grevillea, Golden Rain, Kamahi, Hazels, Koromiko, Lacebark, Lemonwood, Linden Lime, Magnolia, Manuka / Kanuka, Maples, Mountain Ash, Pohutukawa, Poplar, Rata & Rewarewa, Robinia, Snowdrop Tree, Strawberry Tree, Sycamore, Tawari, Tree Lucerne, Tulip Tree, Willows.