How to use this page?

Click on a Pollinator to see the flowers it favours:

Red-tailed bumblebee
Common carder bee
Ashy mining bee
Red Admiral
Red Admiral Caterpillar
Meadow Brown
Meadow Brown Caterpillar
Brimstone Caterpillar
Holly Blue
Holly Blue Caterpillar
Six-spot burnet
Six-spot burnet caterpillar
marmalade hoverfly
Thick-legged flower beetle
Red soldier beetle

Planting for Pollinators

Learn about the plants that different pollinator species feed ons:

Step 1: Choose a pollinator species in the left column.

The middle column will then display information on that pollinator species and the right column will display a list of plants that the scientific literature most frequently record that species on.

Step 2: Choose a plant species in the right column.

The middle column will then display information about that plant and the left column will highlight the pollinator species that the literature have recorded feeding on that plant.

Note:You can choose any pollinator species (highlighted/not highlighted) to find suitable plants.

For a more detailed exploration of the data, and recommendations of bumblebee friendly plants that flower year-round, click on the Year-round planting recommendations tab above this panel.