Hummingbird garden zone 5
clematis | Another favorite vine that you will often find climbing arbors and mailbox posts is Clematis. Clematis varieties can bloom either in the fall or spring and evergreen varieties are also available. They produce a flush of flowers anywhere from 4 to 6 inches in diameter and come in a huge range of color choices. These are easily grown in zones 3-9.
Phlox David — pure white, fragrant summertime flowers that bring butterflies to your yard. Zones 4-8
Dianthus gratianopolitanus Fire Witch (Border Pinks Fire Witch) 24 Pots- 3 1/2 in.Cold hardiness zone: 4-9 (-30 degrees F) Light:Full sun,Part sun;Mature height:5-6Spread:12-18Spacing:6-12Tolerant of:Drought;Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds Grows Under Trees:No;Good for borders edging:Yes; Evergreen:Yes;Fragrant:Yes;Long bloom time:Yes; Good for slopes: Yes;https://classygroundcovers.com/product/1964/Dianthus-g-Fire-Witch-br-24-Pots-3-1-2-in
Green Envy – Echinacea Purpurea The 20 tall stems are topped, starting in mid-June, with large 4.5 wide flowers composed of a dark cone with a green center…a hummingbird favorite. Surrounding the cone are long petals that are pink toward the cone, changing to lime-green toward the downward recurving tips. Zone: 4-9 Ht: 20 Culture: Sun
Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia Uvaria) – The stately, vertical perennial flower is also known as Torch Lily. It is native to South Africa, and it provides a dramatic display of multi-colored flower spikes that will reach 36 – 48 inches in height on top of long, dagger like leaves. The flowers will start bright red, turn orange and mature to yellow. Hummingbirds love this plant with its tubular florets!
The following tips below I do not take responsibility for so please don’t hold me to anything I found the tips and ideas etc. off a wonderful site called Perennials.com and then found Perennials 101…
Butterfly Bush (Zone 5 – 9 ) is a fast grower with droopy, graceful panticles of pink, yellow, white, or purple flowers that bloom in summer. 5 – 10′ tall, drought and heat tolerant. Plant in full sun. Prune hard in late winter as flowers emerge from new growth. Attracts …
Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot). Native all over! provides the taste in Earl Gray, great smell, attractive to birds, bees.