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The Top 80 Hummingbird Attracting Plants for Your Garden

Fuel Sources for your Hummer


We are frequently asked what plants attract hummingbirds so if you'd like a list of the top plants to attract hummingbirds to your garden, we hope the list below will prove useful. As a rule, flowers that attract hummingbirds have bright flowers and are good nectar (fuel) sources. With enough of these hummingbird plants in your garden, you're sure to get a good buzz going.

List of the top 80 hummingbird flowers

  1. Abutilon (Flowering Maple) species and hybrids
  2. Agapanthus (Lily-of-the-Nile) species And cultivars
  3. Agastache (Hyssop, Hummingbird Mint) species and cultivars
  4. Agave (Century Plant) species and cultivars
  5. Ajuga (Bugleweed) species and cultivars
  6. Alcea rugosa (Hollyhock)
  7. Alstroemeria (Princess Lily) species and cultivars
  8. Anisacanthus wrightii (Texas Firecracker)
  9. Aquilegia (Columbine) species and cultivars
  10. Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
  11. Baptisia (False Indigo)
  12. Begonia species
  13. Bergenia (Pig Squeak)
  14. Beschorneria (False Red Agave)
  15. Bouvardia ternifolia (Hummingbird Flower)
  16. Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) sp and hybrids
    Image of Campanula 'Sarastro'
    Campanula 'Sarastro'
  18. Calamintha (Calamint)
  19. Calibrachoa (False Petunia)
  20. Campanula (Bellflower) species and hybrids
  21. Canna Lily species and small flowered hybrids
  22. Cestrum (Willow-leaf Jessamine) parqui and hybrids
  23. Chelone (Turtlehead) species and hybrids
  24. Clematis species and cultivars
  25. Clinopodium (Calamint)
  26. Crocosmia (Montbretia) species and hybrids
  27. Cuphea micropetala (Cigar Plant)
  28. Dahlia species and hybrids
  29. Dianthus (Pinks) species and cultivars
  30. Dicentra eximia and hybrids (Bleeding Heart)
  31. Dicliptera suberecta (Hummingbird Plant)
    Image of Fuchsia 'Sanihanf' PP 10,378
    Fuchsia 'Sanihanf'
  33. Digitalis (Foxglove) species and hybrids
  34. Echinacea (Coneflower) species and hybrids
  35. Echinocereus species (Claret Cup Cactus)
  36. Erythrina herbacea (Coral Bean)
  37. Fuchsia species and hybrids (Fuchsia)
  38. Gentiana septemfida(Gentian)
  39. Gladiolus species and hybrids
  40. Gloxinia nematanthodes
  41. Grevillea species and hybrids
  42. Hedychium (Ginger Lily)
  43. Hemerocallis (Daylily)
  44. Hesperaloe parviflora (False Red Yucca)
  45. Heuchera 'Paris' (Coral Bells)
  46. Hibiscus (Mallow) species and hybrids
  47. Hosta species and cultivars
  48. Iris species and cultivars
  49. Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) species and hybrids
    Image of Leonotis leonurus
    Leonotis leonurus
  51. Kosteletzkya (Seashore Mallow)
  52. Leonotis leonurus (Lion's Ear)
  53. Lantana species and cultivars
  54. Lepechinia (False Salvia)
  55. Liatris (Gayflower) species and hybrids
  56. Lobelia (Cardinal Flower) species and hybrids
  57. Lonicera (Honeysuckle)
  58. Malvaviscus drummondii (Turk's Cap) and hybrids
  59. Manettia cordifolia
  60. Manfreda (False Agave)
  61. xMangave
  62. Monarda (Bee Balm)
  63. Nepeta (Catnip) species and hybrids
  64. Nicotiana glauca (Tree Tobacco)
  65. Opuntia (Prickly Pear)
    Image of Physostegia virginiana 'Pink Manners' PP 23,482
    Physostegia virginiana 'Pink Manners' PP 23,482
  67. Penstemon (Beardtongue) species and hybrids
  68. Phlox Wild Phlox species and cultivars
  69. Physostegia (Obedient Plant) species
  70. Polianthes (Tuberose)
  71. Rosmarinus (Rosemary) species and cultivars
  72. Salvia greggii, microphylla, regla, roemeriana, and hybrids (Sage)
  73. Salvia guaranitica, S. leucantha, S. farinacea, S. nemorosa (Sage)
  74. Silene virginica, S. regia (Fire Pink, Catchfly)
  75. Silphium (Rosinweed, Cup Plant) species
  76. Sinningia sellovii
  77. Solidago (Goldenrod) species
  78. Spigelia marilandica (Indian Pink)
  79. Stachys coccinea (Betony)
  80. Teucrium (Germander)
  81. Verbena (Vervain) species And cultivars
  82. Vernonia (Ironweed) species and cultivars
  83. Veronica (Speedwell)
  84. Yucca (Soapwort) species And cultivars