hummingbird plants - Knowledgebase Question

yorkville, Il
Question by smwarne2
July 18, 2009
indentifing a hanging basket with purple small flowers with a throat, which hummers are feeding off...no sticker when purchaswed...


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Answer from NGA
July 18, 2009

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Without seeing the plant I can only guess that it is a trailing annual and might be verbena, lantana, bacopa, Summer Snapdragon (Angelonia augustifolia), lobelia, Wishbone Flower (Torenia fournieri), or Nemesia. All have small purple flowers and all attract hummingbirds. Hope one of these is the plant in question.

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