Nectar yielding bushes



Sl.No.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

Method of Planting

1.

Erythrina

Erythrina crista-galli

Fabaceae            

(Papilionaceae)

15-20 bushes in a row along the lawn border

2.

Tubular Hibiscus (Kolave Dasavala)

Malvaviscus arboreus

Malvaceae

10-15 bushes as a dense hedge

3.

East Indian Screw Tree (Karurigida)

Helecteres isora

Sterculiaceae

 

4-5 bushes singly in park borders

4.

Powder-puff

Calliandra haematocephala

 

Fabaceae (Mimosoideae)

 

15-20 bushes in a row along the lawn or park border

5.

Orange Trumpet Flower

Tecoma smithii

Bignoniaceae

2-3 bushes in park corners

6.

Scarlet Bush

Hamelia patens

Rubiaceae

Scattered bushes in lawn corners

7.

Cup and Saucer Bush

Holmskioldea sanguinea

Labiatae

15-20 round bushes in a row along the lawn border

8.

Fire-Flame Bush

Woodfordia fruticosa

Lythraceae

 

9.

Pink Snakeweed

Stachytarpheta mutabilis

Verbenaceae

20 plants as a dense patch between two corners

10.

Queen's Wreath

Petrea volubilis

Verbenaceae

Scattered bushes along park borders