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QUESTION: What plants and flowers attract hummingbirds?

comments (5) April 26th, 2009

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What plants and flowers attract hummingbirds?

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broomstick writes: would like to more of what the hummer's like in the flower family. I only use feeder's please help thanks
Posted: 4:22 pm on January 13th
Ruth writes: has an entire article about attracting hummingbirds to your garden. Here's the link, and don't miss the accompanying video.
Posted: 4:23 pm on April 28th
joaquinakiwi writes: thanks a whole lot i realy needed some information :D
Posted: 8:06 pm on September 10th
LeslieinPayson writes: I have an enormous butterfly bush, and the hummers like it as much as the butterflies. They also like my snapdragons. And they even were drawn to some radish plants which I let go to seed.
Posted: 1:07 pm on September 10th
JadaE writes: Hi there...this year my family enjoyed watching tons of hummingbirds! My kids really loved watching them fight for territory as they buzzed around. I planted a large number of zinnias in every color I could find, and that seemed to really attract them. I also planted some bee balm and foxglove in that area.
We had a hummingbird feeder among the flowers, but I really think the zinnias were the primary attraction...Hope this helps! :)
Happy gardening....Jada
Posted: 9:17 am on September 10th
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