Are native plants best?

Well I was certainly ‘brought up’ on the notion that native wildflowers and trees were better for wildlife. Remember those illustrations of trees that showed the myriads of species dependent upon our native flora and the much smaller numbers supported by introductions?

A study by The Royal Horticultural Society though is giving early indications that all classes of plants are capable of supporting a large and diverse range of invertebrates.

Interesting, I may have to rethink my garden.

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/no-more-environmental-xenophobia-british-wildlife-has-a-taste-for-the-exotic-and-can-thrive-on-nonnative-plant-species-9272413.html

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