Plants that attract Honey Bees

Plants that attract Honey Bees


Photo by Elisabeth Joly on Unsplash

This list is borrowed from Howard Garrett (Dirt Doctor)

Trees & Shrubs

Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.)
Holly (Ilex spp.)
Lilacs (Syringa spp.)
Sweet Mock Orange (Philadelphicus coronarius)
Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
Willows (Salix spp.)
Wolfberry (Symphoricarpos occidentalis)

Annuals

Asters (Aster spp.)
Borage (Borago officinalis)
Dill (Anethum graveolens)
Salvia (Salvia splendenss)
Winter Savory (Satureja montana)

Biennials/Perennials

Ajuga (Ajuga spp.)
Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)
Columbine (Aquilegia spp.)
Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Daffodil (Narcissus spp.)
Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
Goldenrods (Solidago spp.)
Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides)
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
Joe Pye-Weed (Eupatorium maculatum)
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Lovage (Levisticum officinale)
Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana)
Peppermint (Mentha piperita)
Strawberry (Fragonia spp.)
Thyme, English (Thymus vulgaris)
Wild Marjoram (Origanum vulgare)

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