16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden!

Article by Finding Sea Turtles

We’ve rounded up 16 nectar rich perennials for hummingbirds. Plants that attract these beautiful birds to your garden space. And plants that’ll invite them to return for more nectar throughout the season. Take a look and let us know what you think.

  1. Monarda 

Monarda is also known as Bee Balm, Bergamot, and Oswego Tea. Bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds are attracted to Monarda. A North American native perennial and part of the mint family. Bright colorful blooms with fragrant foliage. Bee Balm is a great attraction to hummingbirds and other pollinators. Use for making potpourri or herbal wreaths and teas.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden – Raspberry Wine Monarda

Raspberry Wine Monarda has berry red tubular flowers. Early formed buds resemble raspberries. Blooms from early Summer to early Fall. Grows in zones 4 to 9 in part Sun and part shade to full Sun. Reaches 30 inches tall. Beneficial to pollinators. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Fragrant long blooming perennial that can be used as cut flowers too. Tolerant of clay soil and wet site conditions.

 

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Balmy Rose Monarda

Balmy Rose Monarda has bold rose pink flowers. Blooms from late Spring to midSummer. Grows in zones 4 to 9 in full Sun to mostly sunny. Reaches 10 to 12 inches tall. Beneficial to pollinators. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long blooming perennial that can be used as cut flowers too. Tolerant of clay soil and wet site conditions.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Balmy Pink Monarda

Balmy Pink Monarda has spiky pink flowers, similar to the finale of a fireworks display. Blooms from late Spring to midSummer. Grows in zones 4 to 9 in full Sun to mostly sunny. Reaches 10 to 12 inches tall. Beneficial to pollinators, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long blooming perennial that can be used as cut flowers too. Tolerant of clay soil and wet site conditions.

2.  Hibiscus 

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Rose Mallow Hibiscus

Rose Mallow Hibiscus has lavender pink blooms. Hibiscus Rose mallow blooms are 7 to 8 inches wide with ruffled petals and a cherry red eye. Blooms from midSummer to early Fall. Grows in zones 4 to 9 in part shade and part Sun to full Sun. Topping out between 40 to 48 inches. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant. A densely compact shrub-like North American native. Rose Mallow is part of the Summerific series.

3.  Salvia

Salvia is also known as Meadow Sage. A tried and true perennial. Ideal for dried or cut flower arrangements. Produces an intense show of color over the Summer months. Pollinators are drawn to Salvia floral spikes. Performs best in full Sun. Deer resistant.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Midnight Model Salvia

Perennials for Hummingbirds – Midnight Model Salvia

Midnight Model Salvia has vibrant-blue flower spikes with lush foliage. Blooms late Spring to early Summer. Forms a dense mounding growth habit. Grows in zones 3 to 8 in mostly sunny to full Sun. Reaches 22 to 24 inches tall. Beneficial to pollinators, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long blooming perennial that can be grown in containers. Ideal for cut flowers. Tolerant of sandy soil conditions. Plant on a slope or bank. Tolerant of hot dry site and seaside/salt conditions. Hybridized at Walters Gardens.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Pretty In Pink Salvia

Perennials for Hummingbirds – Pretty in Pink Salvia

Pretty in Pink Salvia has bright lavender pink flowers with lush foliage. Blooms late Spring to early Summer. Grows in zones 3 to 8 in mostly sunny to full Sun. Reaches 18 to 20 inches tall. Beneficial to pollinators, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long blooming perennial that can be grown in containers. Ideal for cut flowers. Tolerant of sandy soil conditions. Plant on a slope or bank. Tolerant of hot dry site and seaside/salt conditions. Hybridized at Walters Gardens.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Bumbleblue Salvia

Perennials for Hummingbirds – Bumbleblue Salvia

Bumbleblue Salvia has intense violet blue flowers with deep green foliage. Blooms early to mid Summer. Grows in zones 3 to 8 in mostly sunny to full Sun. Reaches 12 to 14 inches tall. Beneficial to pollinators. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long blooming, petite perennial that can be grown in containers. Ideal for cut flowers. Tolerant of sandy or clay soil conditions. Plant on a slope or bank. Tolerant of hot dry site and seaside/salt conditions.

4.  Phlox

Phlox is also known as a garden phlox. Considered the perennial garden “backbone”. Phlox provides unrivaled flowering over the Summer months. Crisp colors and fragrant blooms. Makes excellent cut flower bouquet. A great selection for colder climates.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Orange Perfection Phlox

Orange Perfection Phlox has salmon orange blooms. Blooms late Summer to early Fall. Grows in zones 4 to 8 in full Sun. Reaches 36 inches tall. Fragrant perennial attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. A long blooming perennial that can be used for cut flowers.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Cosmopolitan Phlox

Cosmopolitan Phlox has bright pink blooms. Blooms from mid Summer to early Fall. Grows in zones 4 to 8 in full Sun. Tops out at 12 to 16 inches tall. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Long blooming fragrant perennial that can be used as cut flowers. Tolerant of sandy and clay soil conditions. Mid Summer color at its best.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Cloudburst Phlox

Cloudburst Tall Cushion Phlox has lavender purple flowers with bright pink eyes. Foliage has dark green leaves. Blooms in the Summer. Grows in zones 4 to 8 in full Sun. Reaches 26 to 28 inches tall. Fragrant long blooming perennial. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Mounding growth habit and native North American perennial. Plant Cloudburst in garden borders, containers, or in mass plantings. Use as cut flowers.

5.  Agastache 

Agastache is known as Hyssop or Hummingbird Mint. Blooms are attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Goldfinches are drawn to the seeds. Scented foliage can be used to flavor drinks. Plant in a garden border or in a container.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Firebird Agastache

Perennials for Hummingbirds – Firebird Agastache

Firebird Agastache has nectar rich filled blooms that are fiery coppery, orange-coral in color. Foliage is a striking gray-green. Blooms early Summer to early Fall. Grows in zones 6 to 10 in mostly sunny to full Sun. Reaches 2 to 3 feet tall. Beneficial for pollinators. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long blooming fragrant perennial. Plant in garden beds or in containers. Tolerant of hot dry garden sites.

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16 Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden! – Rosie Posie Agastache

Perennials for Hummingbirds – Rosie Posie Agastache

Rosie Posie Agastache has bicolor masses of hot-pink flowers with magenta-purple calyxes. Foliage is bright-green minty aromatic. Blooms from early Summer to early Fall. Grows in zones 6 to 9 in full Sun. Reaches 18 to 22 inches tall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. Plant in garden beds and borders. Once established, tolerant of drought conditions.

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