Plants and Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds

Love hummingbirds? Attract them to your backyard with our recommendations on plants and flowers that attract hummingbirds and gardening tips and tricks from our experts.

Hummingbirds Will Fall in Love With Rose of Sharon

A rose of Sharon shrub has large, gorgeous flowers that attract pollinators in droves, including bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Attract More Hummingbirds to a Small Garden

You're just a few plants away from hosting loads of hummingbirds! Here’s how to welcome them with even the smallest...


Hummingbirds Love Penstemon Flowers (Beardtongue)

The flowering spikes of penstemon, also known as beardtongue, transform the garden in spring and summer and attract hummingbirds.


Nicotiana Is a Hummingbird Garden’s Best Kept Secret

If you're looking to add flowering plants to your patio, try nicotiana. Fragrant nicotiana will impress you and your hummingbirds.


Columbine Flower Brings in the Hummingbirds

Attract hummingbirds to your yard with the eye-catching columbine flower. This colorful perennial may look delicate but it's one of...

Grow a Flowering Fuchsia Plant for Hummingbirds

A fuchsia plant is a beautiful summer bloomer. It makes an excellent container plant and is well-known for attracting hummingbirds.


Hummingbirds Flock to Trumpet Vine—But Is It Invasive?

In the right landscape, trumpet vine draws hummingbirds and other pollinators in droves. Here's how and where to grow this...

Grow Verbena Bonariensis for Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Get tips for growing pollinator-friendly verbena bonariensis, known as tall verbena. Plus, learn where you shouldn't plant this perennial.


Hummingbirds Love Vermillionaire Firecracker Plant

Transform your yard into a hummingbird paradise with a large, brightly colored vermillionaire cuphea plant, also known as a firecracker...


Grow Nectar-Rich Native Plants for Hummingbirds

From butterfly weed to golden currant, here's how to grow the best native plants for hummingbirds in every corner of...


Attract Butterflies With Native Stokes’ Aster

The large nectar-rich flower heads of native Stokes' aster plants will attract butterflies and other pollinators to your garden.

The Top 10 Hummingbird Wildflowers to Grow

Plant native wildflowers to attract more pretty pollinators. Mimic a natural hummingbird habitat with native blooms flowing with nectar.


Top 10 Best Hummingbird Bushes to Grow

Choose one of these hummingbird bushes to attract more fliers to your yard. Hummingbirds simply adore these flowering, nectar-rich shrubs.


Hummingbirds Can’t Resist Fiery Crocosmia Flowers

Crocosmia flowers will draw the attention of nectar-loving hummingbirds. Here's how to care for these plants in a pollinator garden.


Grow Late Summer and Fall Flowers for Hummingbirds

When planning a garden, make sure you include these great fall flowers that attract hummingbirds. They bloom their best when...


Top 10 Vines to Grow for Hummingbirds

Attract hummers from the ground up by planting their favorite nectar-rich flowering vines. Grow these vines for hummingbirds.

Attract a Crowd of Hummingbirds to Playin’ the Blues Salvia

Pollinators will show up in droves for this blue salvia! Discover how to grow this low-maintenance hummingbird favorite in your...


Plant Native Firebush to Attract Hummingbirds

Does firebush attract hummingbirds? The answer is a resounding yes!


Hibiscus Flower Care 101: Outdoors and Indoors

The flowers of a tropical hibiscus shrub are showstoppers. Get expert tips for hibiscus care, both outdoors and as houseplants.


Do Hummingbirds Like Sunflowers?

If you think sunflowers only attract seed-eating birds, the answer might surprise you. We asked the experts why hummingbirds like...


8 Flowering Plants That Hummingbirds Don’t Like

We asked our Field Editors to tell us about the flowers that their hummingbirds never visit.


Grow Potted Flowers and Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Learn how to plant a container garden for hummingbirds. Discover the best potted flowers and plants that attract hummingbirds to...


11 Nectar Plants for Hummingbirds You Aren’t Growing Yet

Mix up the flowers in your hummingbird garden. These annual and perennial nectar plants are hidden gems that your pollinators...


Triple Threat: Pollinator Plants for Bees, Birds and Butterflies

If you want to grow plants for pollinators, start here. These pollinator plants are beloved by bees, butterflies, and your...


Tianshan Seven Son Flower Shines in Every Season

Discover Tianshan seven-son flower's amazing attributes as the seasons change, and learn how and where to grow it in your...

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Top 10 Salvias to Grow for Hummingbirds

Plant a variety of nectar-packed salvias for hummingbirds to visit. These tiny fliers will flock to the colorful and fragrant...


The Best Perennials to Grow for Hummingbirds

Attract pollinators year after year with the best perennials for hummingbirds. These plants take less time, work and money than...


Top 10 Annuals That Attract Hummingbirds

These easy-to-grow annuals that attract hummingbirds are filled with the sweet nectar that pretty pollinators can’t resist.


10 Award-Winning Flowers That Hummingbirds Adore

Do hummingbirds like petunias or dianthus? Grow these award-winning flowers from All-America Selections to attract pollinators.


Top 15 Colorful Hummingbird Flowers to Grow

What flowers do hummingbirds like? Turn your garden into a pollinator haven with colorful hummingbird flowers such as bee balm...


Hummingbirds Will Flock to a Hummingbird Mint Plant

Want an easy way to attract hummingbirds to your garden? Grow a hummingbird mint plant! Pollinators can't resist these colorful...