Height: 30-36 InchesSpread: Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Find Your ZoneSun or Shade?: Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun) Full shade (< 4 hrs. direct sun) Wet or dry?: Average water needs Consistent water needs Want to see wings?: Attracts hummingbirds When should it bloom?: Late spring
Hummingbird garden zone 5
Butterfly Bush, Buddleia; planted 2007. Butterflies adore this. I cut it back every other year. I have a lot of area for it to grow. We have a south facing spot which is next to our deck and it draws butterflies and humming birds! How can it get any better than that? If it reseeds, I just pull the new growth (or dig it up), no worries.
Verbascum Southern Charm I love the old fashioned look of these cute flowers in the garden… They have kind of an odd growth pattern, but theyre so, so pretty.
Fall in love with our English Butterfly Purple Emperor! These large purple blooms are set on a compact plant. Butterflies and hummingbirds will love it as much as you do. Hardy to zone 5.
Mercury Rising Tickseed Plant This unique wonder is the first hardy, velvet-red Coreopsis. Coloring is a wine-red with no fading. Foliage is thin and airy, which lends to knitting nicely with other perennials in the landscape. Blooms early summer to fall. Height: 15-18” Width: 24-36” Zone: 5-9 Exposure sun Soil Average, Dry Habit Rounded Attributes Naturalizing, Rock Garden, Drought Tolerant Wildlife Attracted Butterflies, Pollinators Additional Features Deer resistant, Summer flo
Liatris The spikes of liatris tower above most other plants, but their vertical growth adds unique summer beauty for garden growth and cuttings. Plant Name: Liatris spicata Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Grow it with: Butterflies and bees love liatris and coneflower; pair the two for a stunning combo. Zones: 4-9
Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fernlike foliage. Its flower clusters vary in size from 6 inches to 2 feet and its height varies from 6 inches to 5 feet, depending on the type. Astilbes are easy to care for and will live for a long time in your garden. Their only requirement is moisture. Good for Zone 5.
Balloon flower: Lovely little blue balloon like flowers that are perennials, in zones 4-9. They like sun to partial sun, blooms for you late summer enticing to the lovely butterflies.
Variegated Weigela; This is a hummingbird magnet. Grows 4-6 high with a 5 spread. Zones 4-9 Flowers from late spring into fall.
Monarda Cherry Pops Bee Balm – Height 20, Spread 26. Full Sun-Part Shade, Zones 4-9. In midsummer, Cherry Pops forms a solid dome of cherry red, 2-2.5” flowers on strong, well-branched stems. The dark green foliage forms an upright clump that will fill out containers nicely but won’t run all over the garden. It displays above average resistance to powdery mildew. Native plant thats easy to grow multiplies quickly. Attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden….