Green-chested hummingbird perched on an orange-flowered branch
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Plant This Beautiful Type Of Flower To Attract Hummingbirds To Your Yard
If you're trying to attract hummingbirds to your backyard, there is no better way to do so than to plant native plants and wildflowers.
You can visit your local native nursery, which sells exclusively native plants, and choose from various flowering plants that all provide a food source
for hummingbirds.
Hummingbirds favor red-colored flowers but are also attracted to blue, purple, orange, and white ones. Keep in mind that their beaks only allow them to feed from tubular flowers.
Native plants should be chosen based on your light, soil, and water requirements. Plant diverse flowering perennials in large clusters to create regular foraging
for hummingbirds.
Tropical sage, native milkweed varieties, and coral honeysuckle are great options. The National Audubon Society's native plant database can help you find local native plants.