Creating a Hummingbird and Butterfly Buffet

Attracting hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden can be easier than you think! We suggest planting an array of flowers and plants to attract these beautiful creatures. We have put together a list of flowers and plants that are sure to bring hummingbirds and butterflies flocking to your yard. The plants listed below are just a few of the varieties that you can choose from; come in to The Family Tree and speak to one of our sales associates to find out more! Click here for printable pollinatorshummingbird

Black and Blue Salvia – This perennial is sure to add color to your yard not only through it’s lovely blue flowers, but also with the bright hummingbirds and butterflies it will attract. Another plus, this bushy plant is deer resistant!

Lantana – Coming in many cheerful colors, lantana is a hardy plant that will bloom all summer. This drought-resistant plant loves the full sun and is loved by butterflies and bees.

Hibiscus_rosa-sinensis_Bot.Garten_MuensterHibiscus – If you’re looking to add a little bit of the tropics to your yard, hibiscus is a perfect choice. The huge blooms are the perfect food for hummingbirds.

Butterfly Bush – The aptly named butterfly bush produces cones of fragrant purple flowers that butterflies love. Hummingbirds are also attracted to the sweet nectar.

Monarda (Bee Balm) is much loved by all pollinators.  This bright red perennial will bloom long into the summer.

The plants listed above are just a few of the varieties that you can choose from.  If you would like a printable page with plants for pollinators, click here.  We at The Family Tree Garden Center are happy to help with all your gardening desires.