25 Plants For Bees In Your Garden

1- Lavender

1 – Lavender (Lavendula)

2- Rhododendron ( Pacific)

2 – Rhododendron

3- White Clover

3 – White Clover (Trifolium Repens)

4- Cotoneaster

4 – Cotoneaster

5- Heather (Erica)

5 – Heather (Calluna)

6- Toadflax(Purple)

6 – Purple Toadflax (Linaria Purpurea)

7- California Lilac

7 – California Lilac (Ceanothus)

8- Bachelors buttons (Centaurea)

8 – Bachelor’s Buttons (Centaurea)

9- Bellflower

9 – Bellflower (Campanula)

10-Thyme

10 – Thyme (Thymus)

11- Forget-Me-Not

11 – Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis)

12- Yellow Mustard ( Brassica rapa)

12 – Yellow Mustard (Brassica)

13- Sage, Salvia

13 – Sage (Salvia)

14- Escallonia

14 – Escallonia

15- Cranesbill (Geranium)

15 – Cranesbill (Geranium)

16- Aster

16 – Aster

17-  English Daisy (Shasta)

17 – English Daisy (Bellis Perennis)

18- Rosemary

18 – Rosemary (Rosmarinus)

19- Mint

19 – Mint (Mentha)

21- Oregano

20 – Oregano (Origanum Vulgare)

20- Borage

21 – Borage (Borago)

22 Calendula (marigold)

22 – Calendula

23- Pieris (lilly of the valley shrub)

23 – Lily Of The Valley (Peieris) – [shrub]

24- shrubby veronica (Hebe)

24 – Shrubby Veronica (Hebe)

25- blackberry,      raspberry (Rubus)

25 – Blackberry/Raspberry (Rubus)

This list was created by Prof. Elizabeth Elle, Tiia Haapalainen, and Julie Wray, Elle Lab, Simon Fraser University.

Data compiled from samples taken from 62 sites in the Victoria Urban area during the period mid-April thru mid-August 2012.