Fota Pollinator Trail – Station 11

Pollinating Plants in the Victorian Working Garden

There are many examples of good pollinating plants in the Victorian Framing Yard. They include Fuchsia, Digitalis (or Foxglove), and wallflower but there are so many more as you walk by the borders or inside the beautifully restored Victorian glass houses which supplied Fota House with fruit and vegetables in the past and are now home to a beautiful array of plants.

Others are listed here:

Botanic NameCommon NameVarieties
Echium CandicansPride of Maderia
Echium PininanaGiant Viper’s-Bugloss0
Fuchsia20
Pelargonium20
OsteospermumCape Daisy8
DigitalisFoxglove5
Penstemon6
Wallflower4
IsoplexisCanary Foxglove
GeraniumPalmatum
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