hummingbirds

One of the most beautiful and fun birds that you can see in your backyard is the hummingbird. These brightly colored fast-moving little jewels of nature are such a joy to watch. If you want to attract hummingbirds to your yard, we’re going to give you some tips on plants that they will love.

Trees & Shrubs Hummingbirds Love

Buttonbush

Below are some good choices when you are looking for trees and bushes that will attract them.

  • Bottlebrush Buckeye
  • Buttonbush
  • Horse chestnut
  • Red Buckeye
  • Rose Mallow
  • Tulip Tree

Vines They Love

Trumpet Vine

Along with the trees above, hummingbirds also love certain types of vines.

  • Black-eyed Susan Vines
  • Cardinal Vine
  • Crossvines
  • Scarlet Runner Bean Vines
  • Trumpet Vines
  • Trumpet Honeysuckle

Perennials Hummingbirds Love

Bee Balm

There are quite a few perrenials on the list of a hummingbird’s favorites.

  • Anise Hyssop
  • Bee Balm,
  • Cardinal Flower,
  • Catmint
  • Columbine
  • Coral Bells
  • Daylily,
  • Geranium
  • Great Blue Lobelia
  • Indian Pink
  • Red Hot Pokers
  • Scarlet Sage

Annuals They Love

Lantana

Finally, here are some of the annual flowers that you can plant to attract these beautiful little birds to your garden.

  • Begonias
  • Fuchsia
  • Lantanas
  • Petunias
  • Sage
  • Salvia

These are some of the plants you want to add to your yard if you want to attract these little beauties. Next week, we’ll talk about feeders and some more tips for making your yard a hummingbird paradise.

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