Hummingbird gardens are easier to make than you would think. Hummingbirds are nectar eaters, but unlike butterflies they prefer tubular flowers instead of flat headed ones. Hummingbirds favorite color is red and they will be attracted to your garden if it contains a lot of red flowers. They like red bee balm, trumpet vine, coral bells, bleeding heart, columbines, and cardinal flowers.
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The Butterfly Hummingbird Garden Seed Mix attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to your property by including wildflowers that are attractive to both. Through the years, we have identified the native species that are most sought after by these lovely creatures. Plant these wildflower and grass species in your backyard or your prairie to enjoy the visitation of your favorite butterflies and hummingbirds.
A review by Gerry Green: Somehow, Nancy and Barbara truly did it all in Hummingbird Gardens by combining a wealth of well written, informative text with spectacular photographs of both the hummingbirds and the flowering plants so loved by these creatures. The beautiful birds and blossoming plants are well covered in their own separate chapters.
Bright red blossoms Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis, left) attracts hummers with fire truck red blossoms on 2- to 3-foot-tall stalks from late summer through fall. Grow in full sun or part shade. Zone 2.
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Their iridescent, jewel-like colors and unique behaviors make hummingbirds some of the most fascinating birds we can attract to our gardens. Making a hummingbird garden is easy. All you need to do is get their attention with the right kind of foods.
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ROBINS NESTING PLACE: Rockin Hummingbird Garden This is fabulous and hummingbirds visit her rocking feeder!