Attracting Hummingbirds To The Flower Garden from A to Zimage preview

Attracting Hummingbirds To The Flower Garden from A to Z

Hummingbirds are beautiful to watch and can be easily enticed into your flower garden.

Which Flowers Do Hummingbirds Like?

The first important fact to know is that hummingbirds are attracted to flowers by color. They are particularly drawn to red, orange, and pink blooms for the nectar. A second factor to consider is the shape of the flowers. Plants with tubular, bell-like blooms are the hummingbird’s favorite. Tubular flowers grow not only on perennials but also on vines, bushes, herbs, and wildflowers.

Providing this natural botanical nectar will supply essential nourishment and energy to visiting hummingbirds. To lure hummingbirds to linger long in your flower garden, plant any of the following botanicals:

Azalea
Bee Balm
Bellflower
Borage
Butterfly weed
Columbine
Cypress Vine
Flowering Quince
Foxglove
Fuchsia
Hibiscus
Lilac
Lily
Mock Orange
Morning Glory
Petunia
Phlox
Rhododendron
Salvia
Spotted Touch-Me-Not; Jewelweed
Sweet William
Trumpet Honeysuckle
Weigela
Zinnia

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