Here are some of our favorite native plants for attracting hummingbirds. Plus consider annuals, although not native, annuals offer lots of nectar and blooms all summer.

Native Perennials and Shrubs

* Trumpet Creeper, Campsis radicans
* Oswego Tea, Monarda didyma
* Trumpet Honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens
* Cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis
* Red columbine, Aquilegia canadense
* Canada Lily, Lilium canadense
* Indan Pink, Spigelia marilandica
* Red Buckeye, Aesculus pavia
* Catawba Rhododendron, Rhododendron catawbiense


* Fuchsia triphylla ‘Gartenmeister Bonstedt’
* Salvia, most large salvias but our favorite and a must have is ‘Wendy’s Wish’
* Cuphea ‘David Verity’
* Ivy Geranium in hot pink or red tones
* Nicotiana
* Pentas