Across the Fence

Plants hum­ming­birds love

Birds & Blooms - - Contents -

Trum­pet honey­suckle is by far the most fa­vored hum­ming­bird plant in my yard. It blooms all sea­son, pro­duces fruit that other birds en­joy and is na­tive to the United States. Karen Den­nis PLY­MOUTH, MICHI­GAN

Al­most ev­ery time I look at my red canna lilies, there is a hum­ming­bird at them. Liza Vaughn FAIRFAX, VIR­GINIA

My king aloe plant blooms four or five times each sum­mer, send­ing up grand 4-foot stalks cov­ered in bell-shaped flow­ers. Hum­mers sit on the branches and feed. Lor­raine Smith LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA

Ruby-throated hum­ming­bird sip­ping from Black & Blue salvia Hum­ming­birds love all of the salvias, but Black & Blue is a fa­vorite in our yard. Ginny Phillips OLATHE, KANSAS

Large fire­cracker plant

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