California Native Plant Society

Other Pollinators habitat gardening

Bees, flies, beetles and other pollinating insects are an endless and fascinating study, and California native plants that are beautiful and easy to grow can attract a multitude of these creatures into a habitat garden. Native bees alone encompass over 10,000 different species in North America. Incorporating a diversity of native plants in our home and public gardens can help support the survival of these important pollinators essential to sustaining natural ecosystems and agriculture All you have to do is observe, enjoy and learn….

Fascinating bees in amazing jewel colors visit habitat gardens, such as this beauty on an Oenothera species (primrose) flower. Photo by Laura Camp

Pollinator on Desert Gold Poppy, Eschscholtzia glyptosperma. Photo by Laura Camp



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