geraniums / ATTRACTS: Monarch Butterflies. Plant with Grape Vines ♥ companion plant which attracts Downy Woodpeckers. "Red" (Pelargonium) best. Great in hanging moss baskets. Never plant near Strawberries, Flowering Dogwood, Peonies, Lily, Tulips, Roses, Fushia, Basil, Coleus or Tomatoes. "Small leaf geraniums" only attracts Bees! Must be moved indoors in Winter.
A diversity of flower shapes and bloom times is critical for enhancing both the aesthetic appeal of the garden and its ability to support a a broad range of natural enemies. For more information on good bugs for the garden, check out Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden, available everywhere books are sold.