Hummer 'n' Zinnia
Flowers for hummingbirds can be anything from columbines to cactus.
You may grow fuchsias in San Francisco, hibiscus in Miami or cactus in the Southwest.
They all attract hummingbirds.
how to attract hummingbirds
I enjoy seeing the hummers flying through spray on our birdbath.
fine mist or dripping water will also
Water is the number one way of Attracting Birds.
Hummingbirds spend about eighty percent of their time perching.
They prefer high
perches, so they can look down on their feeders and hummingbird
More interesting Hummingbird Facts.
flowers for hummingbirds
The main requirement of hummingbird flowers is plenty of nectar.
Find out what
hummingbird plants grow well in your area.
Visit local nurseries, ask your neighbors and your local Audubon
Society what flowers are popular in your area.
flowers are popular with the hummingbirds because they hold lots
Red Hot Poker
Hummingbirds are attracted by red colors, like this Red Hot Poker.
Start by planting some red hummingbird flowers to attract hummers.
But hummingbirds also feed from other flower
colors, orange, pink, purple, lavender, yellow or white.
They like them
all, but the flowers must have enough nectar for the hummingbirds to eat in order to keep them coming back.
If there are not enough flowers for them, put out a Hummingbird Feeder.
The flowers don't have to be red for the hummers to come and eat.
Hummingbird feeding from a Blue Dutch Iris.
Provide a variety of flowers for hummingbirds, so they will have flower nectar throughout the season.
I hope you enjoy the flower and hummingbird images on this page.
Flowers and hummingbirds are both wonderful gifts of God.