Bee plant top 10 and other bee plants that attract bees to the pond
Chris van der Velde
Bee plants, the bee plant is a plant commonly purchased by pond owners who want to attract bees and other insects such as butterflies to the pond or garden. What many people do not realize is that there are many more aquatic plants that can attract bees and butterflies to your pond. Read this blog and find out!
All about bee plants
- What are bee plants?
- What are true bee plants?
- What pond plants do I use to attract bees to my pond?
- Top 10 bee attracting pond plants
What are bee plants?
Bee plants are plants that attract and provide bees with nectar and pollen, which are essential for the feeding of bees. Bees play an important role in our ecosystem because they help pollinate flowers and plants. By planting bee plants, we can help bees find adequate food, thus helping to maintain the bee population.
What are true bee plants?
Bee plants are not the only ones that can call themselves the bee attractors among plants, in fact, there are many others that attract bees to your kind of pond or garden. An aquatic plant must have large colorful flowers to attract bees, if these flowers have a strong scent then they can lure even faster and even more bees to your pond. This is because bees are constantly looking for nectar and flowers that meet these requirements possess it. A good example of such a plant is the Swan Flower.
What pond plants do I use to attract bees to my pond?
Pond Plants that often immediately attract the interest of bees are plants with large colorful flowers. But did you know that bees are not only interested in the nectar found in the flowers but are also looking for hiding places where they can nest. Bees prefer plants that are in a sunny spot. Also, make sure the plants are not overgrown so the bees have enough space to nest.
Pond plants attract bees to pond
Pond plants with large colorful flowers are literally well liked by the bee, this is because these types of aquatic plants give off nectar, which bees, as well as butterflies, love. - Simon
Top 10 bee attracting pond plants
1. Swan Flower
2. Yellow Lis
3. Water mint
4. Pink Lis
5. Pikeweed purple
6. Blue Lis
8. White Lis
9. Pikeweed pink
10. Pikeweed white
These pond plants help attract bees and other insects such as butterflies to your pond and keep the biological balance of your pond intact. They also keep the water values in the pond stable!
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Frequently asked questions about bee plants
At water plant nursery van der Velde Water Plants you buy pond plants that attract bees, butterflies and other insects to the pond. We always offer a 100% growth and flowering guarantee on all our plants!
All plants that have large colorful flowers when in bloom are suitable for attracting bees and butterflies to your pond. This is because it is not about the type of plant but whether there is nectar in the flowers for bees in the aquatic plant.
Simon van der Velde
Pond specialist and aquatic plant grower since 1986
Simon's vision is to let nature do its work in your pond. No need to buy all kinds of measuring equipment and water improvers. If the fish are swimming nicely and the plants are growing well, then the water in the pond is of good quality. With a good planting plan and the right approach, you can save a lot of money and maintenance, and ensure a clear, biologically balanced pond that becomes more beautiful every year.