Six Types of Flowers to Attract Helpful Insects

Learn about types of flowers that will lure beneficial insects to your lawn and garden spaces, helping them to flourish.

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Rough Hawkbit <i>(Leontodon hispidus)</i>

Commonly found on well-drained, alkaline grassland, rough hawkbit bears a bright yellow flower that closely resembles that of a dandelion. The flower is held high on a single hairy stem with a cluster of hairy leaves at its base. This fully hardy plant prefers full to partial sun and well-drained to moist soil. H: 14 inches (35 cm); S: 8 inches (20 cm)

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