hummingbird follage - Knowledgebase Question

Holiday, Fl
Question by tanks7
October 3, 2009
please furnish hardy flowers(perennials and annuals) as well as low scrubs(up to 2') that will attract hummingbirds all year in southwest Florida(holiday-34691).thank you.

Answer from NGA
October 3, 2009


Some of the best plants to attract hummingbirds include:

Butterfly Bush, Coral Bean, Firebush, Red Star Hibiscus, Firespike, Cardinal's Guard and the native Wild Azalea.

Vines include Cross Vine, Trumpet Vine and Coral Honeysuckle/

Perennials for hummers include Butterfly Milkweed, Red Basil (Calamintha coccinea), Shrimp Plant, Cardinal Flower (the native Lobelia cardinalis) and Obedient Plant.

Annuals include Scarlet Morning Glory, Ipomopsis and Four O'Clock.

You can include anything else you like that has a bright red or orange flower.


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