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Flowering plants which attract hummingbirds.

Salvia verticillata

Common Name: Purple Fairy Tales
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"

Salvia reptans

Common Name: Autumn Sapphire Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Width: 16-18"

Salvia greggii 'Fruit Punch'

Common Name: Fruit Punch Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Purplish Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 24-36"

Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing'

Common Name: Wild Thing Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Aromatic mounds of dark, semi-evergreen foliage are covered with flushes of hot pink flowers much of the growing season. Brought to Plant Select by Tom Peace. Best cut back in the spring. Woody perennial. Xeriscape. Plant Select award winner.


Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow'

Common Name: Mersea Yellow Beardtongue
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

Bright yellow flowers tiny shrub with woody stems. Roots and spreads to cover a little more ground. Nice deep green foliage, topped with bright yellow flowers for hummingbirds. Should be able to divide out every few years.


Malvaviscus arboeus v. drummondii

Common Name: Turkscap
Bloom Season: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 48"
Description:

Good for hummingbirds. Prefers afternoon shade. Dies to ground in winter. Lush green leaves, late fall bloomer.


Lychnis coronaria 'Rose Campion'

Common Name: Rose Campion Catchfly
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Magenta
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 12"

Dianthus x barbatus 'Amazon Neon Purple'

Common Name: Amazon Neon Purple Dianthus
Bloom Season: Spring to Late Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Frilly edged flowers, glossy deep green leaves make an excellent cut flower. Nice deep red, deadheading improves looks, keeps flowers coming.


Buddleia daviddii 'Violet'

Common Name: Violet Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 48-60"
Mature Width: 48-60"
Description:

Electric violet flowers all summer long. A new spin on butterfly bush.


Aquilegia caerulea 'Swan Red and White'

Common Name: Swan Red and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Red and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Width: 12-16"
Description:

Trial for 2018