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Flowers that attract hummingbirds

If you want to attract hummingbirds in your container garden, there are definitely certain types of plants that are much more likely to attract hummingbirds than others. And hummingbirds are also a great source of entertainment for your kids as well, not to mention the fact they add beauty to your containger garden. And yes, hummingbirds can be attracted to balconies and decks, not just spacious outdoor gardens.

First, you should check with your local gardening center to ask which plants work best for your plant zone or region. This will help you select appropriate plants for your garden.

The following plants are known to attract hummingbirds to your garden:

  • Columbine
  • impatiens
  • flowering eucalyptus
  • bottlebrush
  • tree tobacco
  • sage
  • honeysuckle
  • fuchsia
  • larkspur
  • trumpet vine
  • silk tree
  • verbena
  • gladiolus
  • zinnia
  • iris
  • lilac
  • hibiscus
  • catoneaster

These varieties of flowers, shrubs and vines will help attract hummingbirds into your garden.

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