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Mar 7, 2019 2:20 AM CST
Lakeland, Fl. Zone 9B
I need recomendations for flowering perrenials easy care that attract butterflies and hmmingbirds in zone 9b (Lakeland, Fl.) Thank you for your expertise!
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Mar 7, 2019 9:09 PM CST
Name: THISISME W
Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b)
Region: Arizona
This is far from a complete list. But these are known to do well in the desert and also attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Bird of Paradise (red/yellow) Strelitzia reginae
Arizona Yellow Bells Tecoma stans
Claret-cup Cactus Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Coral Bells Heuchera
Eremophila aka Emu Bush
Lantana
Yucca
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Mar 7, 2019 10:00 PM CST
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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Good list! I'll add to that salvia, and for bees anything blue.
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Mar 8, 2019 8:02 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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