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Hummingbird Attracting Plants for Your Garden

Fuel Sources for your Hummer

If you'd like to attract hummingbirds to your garden, we hope the list below will prove useful. As a rule, hummingbirds are attracted to bright flowers that are good nectar (fuel) sources. With enough of these in your garden, you're sure to get a good buzz going.


Abutilon (Flowering Maple) species and hybrids
Agapanthus (Lily-of-the-Nile) species And cultivars
Agastache (Hyssop) species and cultivars
Agave (Century Plant) species and cultivars
Ajuga (Bugleweed) species and cultivars
Alcea rugosa (Hollyhock)
Alstroemeria (Princess Lily) species and cultivars
Anisacanthus wrightii (Texas Firecracker)
Aquilegia (Columbine) species and cultivars
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
Begonia species
Bergenia (Pig Squeak)
Beschorneria (False Red Agave)
Bouvardia ternifolia (Hummingbird Flower)
Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) sp and hybrids
Image of Campanula 'Sarastro'
Campanula 'Sarastro'
Calamintha (Calamint)
Calibrachoa (False Petunia)
Campanula Lily species and small flowered hybrids
Cestrum(Willow-leaf Jessamine) parqui and hybrids
Chelone(Turtlehead) species and hybrids
Clematis species and cultivars
Clinopodium (Calamint)
Crocosmia (Montbretia) species and hybrids
Cuphea micropetala (Cigar Plant)
Dahlia species and hybrids
Dianthus (Pinks) species and cultivars
Dicentra eximia and hybrids (Bleeding Heart)
Dicliptera suberecta (Hummingbird Plant)
Image of Fuchsia 'Sanihanf' PP 10,378
Fuchsia 'Sanihanf' PP 10,378
 Digitalis (Foxglove) species and hybrids
Echinacea (Coneflower) species and hybrids
Echinocereus species (Claret Cup Cactus)
Erythrina herbacea (Coral Bean)
Fuchsia species and hybrids (Fuchsia)
Gentiana septemfida(Gentian)
Gladiolus species and hybrids
Gloxinia nematanthodes
Grevillea species and hybrids
Hedychium (Ginger Lily)
Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Hesperaloe parviflora (False Red Yucca)
Heuchera 'Paris' (Coral Bells)
Hibiscus (Mallow) species and hybrids
Hosta species and cultivars
Iris species and cultivars
Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) species and hybrids
Image of Leonotis leonurus
Leonotis leonurus
 Kosteletzkya (Seashore Mallow)
Leonotis leonurus (Lion's Ear)
Lantana species and cultivars
Lepechinia(False Salvia)
Liatris(Gayflower) species and hybrids
Lobelia(Cardinal Flower) species and hybrids
Lonicera(Honeysuckle)
Malvaviscus drummondii (Turk's Cap) and hybrids
Manettia cordifolia
Manfreda (False Agave)
xMangave
Monarda (Bee Balm)
Nepeta (Catnip) species and hybrids
Nicotiana glauca (Tree Tobacco)
Opuntia (Prickly Pear)
Image of Physostegia virginiana 'Pink Manners' PP 23,482
Physostegia virginiana 'Pink Manners' PP 23,482
Penstemon (Beardtongue) species and hybrids
Phlox Wild Phlox species and cultivars
Physostegia (Obedient Plant) species
Polianthes(Tuberose)
Rosmarinus(Rosemary) species and cultivars
Salvia greggii, microphylla, regla, roemeriana, and hybrids (Sage)
Salvia guaranitica, S. leucantha, S. farinacea, S. nemorosa (Sage)
Silene virginica, S. regia (Fire Pink, Catchfly)
Silphium (Rosinweed, Cup Plant) species
Sinningia sellovii
Solidago (Goldenrod) species
Spigelia marilandica (Indian Pink)
Stachys coccinea (Betony)
Teucrium (Germander)
Verbena (Vervain) species And cultivars
Vernonia (Ironweed) species and cultivars
Veronica (Speedwell)
Yucca (Soapwort) species And cultivars