Flowers That Attract Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Flowers That Attract Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

black eyed susanBlack Eyed Susan
The most well known are bright yellow daisy-like flowers with a tall, somewhat hairy stem. They are relatively tall, easy to grow and make excellent cut flowers.

butterfly weedButterfly Weed
Best in well drained sand, clay or limestone. Full sun to partial shade, they grow about 1 to 2 feet tall, are orange or yellow and are in clusters.

A little hard to grow but easy to maintain once they are established. Provides a banquet of bugs for a variety of birds, and definitely attracts butterflies.

yarrowYarrow
2' - 5' tall, yarrow are pink, red, yellow, white and gold. Some consider them a weed.

Does good in poor soil, but likes sun. Attracts lots of insects, so the birds are attracted as well.