List of insect attracting plants for QLD

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Sean
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List of insect attracting plants for QLD

Postby Sean » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:13 pm

I could not find a list of native insect attracting plants that were suitable for Queensland, so I made one. All these should be suitable for tropical areas with summer rainfall. Most should provide plenty of food for frogs. Suggestions welcome.

Annuals and Perennials
Abelmoschus moschatus
Alpinia coerulea
Centratherum punctatum
Cleome viscosa
Dianella caerulea
Lomandra longifolia
Nymphea crenata
Nymphea indica
Ottelia oalifolia

Shrubs
Alexia ruscifolia
Callicarpa longifolia
Callicarpa pedunculata
Canthium oleifolium
Capparis spinosa
Carissa lanceolata
Carissa ovata
Gossypium australe
Hibiscus diversifolius
Hibiscus heterophyllus
Murraya paniculata
Osbeckia australiana
Tabernaemontana pandacaqui

Trees
Capparis Arborea
Cassia brewsteri
Clerodendrum floribundum
Hibiscus tiliaceus
Melia Azedarach
Melicope elleryana

Vines
Hoya australis
Pandorea jasminoides
Pandorea pandorana
Passiflora aurantia

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Postby samwwelsby » Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:48 pm

This is a great list. How did you come up with it?


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