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Hummingbird's Favorite Plants

Hummingbird Plants Benefits in Landscaping 

Tn Nurseries Best Selling Hummingbird Plants

1. Trumpet Vine

2. Wisteria

3. Creeping phlox

4. Periwinkle 

5. Hummingbird plant

 

 Looking to landscape your yard and add some excitement? Why not include hummingbird plants? These plants have many benefits, both for you and the environment. This article will highlight some benefits of using hummingbird plants in your landscaping.

 

 1) Requires little water for maintenance

 

 Hummingbird plants have shallow water requirements. It means a unique sprinkler system will not be necessary for maintenance. If you use a sprinkler system in your garden, it can often be set to only function during the day and off at night.

 

 2) Great for attracting wildlife

 

 Several beautiful birds live in the Eastern United States and Canada that love hummingbird plants. These beautiful birds come to these plants looking for food and shelter. Would you like to have hummingbirds and other bird species in your yard? Plant a few and watch them fly right over. A great benefit of these plants is that they attract more than just birds. Hummingbird plants are also food for bees, wasps, and butterflies.

 

 3) Colors of the blooms

 

 Hummingbird plants can be red, orange, pink, or yellow. The brilliant flowers of hummingbird plants can be seen from far away, adding excitement to your yard.

 

 4) Can be grown in small spaces

 

 Hummingbird plants are easy to grow because they require less water and space. It means you can grow them in containers on your patio or even in your backyard.

 

 5) Requires little fertilizing

 

 Hummingbird plants only require a little bit of fertilizer spread out every couple of weeks. Fertilizing is essential to keeping a healthy plant. 

 

 7) Attracts a variety of pollinating insects

 

 Hummingbird plants include a wide variety of different types of insects. These insects are critical in pollinating flowers, so all flowers have nectar that is attractive to them. Hummingbirds and other birds will also feed on these flowers, ensuring the majority of the nectar reaches the ground, where it will provide food for many kinds of creatures, including their insect friends.

 

 Did you know that the hummingbird is America's favorite bird? These little birds are fascinating as they zip around from flower to flower. The hummingbird is so drawn to flowers that it has a specific favorite plant! Believe it or not, this plant is the trumpet vine. If you want to attract more hummingbirds to your yard, consider planting some trumpet vines!

 

  1. Why is hummingbird attracted to trumpet vines?

 

 Hummingbirds are attracted to trumpet vines because these plants provide them with a source of nectar. The hummingbirds can lick the nectar right off the flower tube instead of drinking it from a small birdbath or hummingbird feeder. The hummingbirds will return regularly to feed on the flowers in this way, and they do so while waiting for their sweet reward! 

 

 2) How to plant trumpet vines

 

 Helping hummingbirds flourish in your backyard is only a matter of time and patience. When choosing plants for hummingbird gardens, look for those that can be grown indoors (even though you will not see them). The hummingbird flower is exceptionally high in nectar and blooms year-round. Hummingbirds can't resist these flowers, so they won't want to drink from your birdbath or hummingbird feeders! The red flowers are so beautiful that you should try planting them in pots outside if you live in a mild climate.

 

  1. Why you should consider planting trumpet vines

 

 Hummingbirds are beautiful creatures. These birds can mimic other birds, which is their most noted skill. To do this, they have pretty unique color-changing abilities. When they hover over the trumpet vine flowers, they resemble a small and delicate flowers themselves. Your hummingbird garden will look fantastic covered in these delicate flowers! You can also enjoy the wild beauty of these flowers by planting them outdoors.

 

 

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