Humming Bird and good Anuals??????

lary1047(z5 MI)April 17, 2006

Good Morning!!

We live in the SE part of Michigan and rebuilding a Annual and Prennial bed. We are looking for some colorful annuals that could be 18 to 24 inches tall or even taller to bring in the Hummers.

Please give us some ideas.

Thanks Think SPRING!!!!!


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jz500(5 NW PA)

I was just introduced to this site this morning! It has a world of info including a list of flowers and some pictures!

    Bookmark   April 17, 2006 at 1:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Juliana63(z5 MI)

Salvia coccinea 'Lady in Red' is a fast growing annual that prefers full sun and dry soil (watering makes it floppy) with bright red tubular flowers that hummers love. No deadheading required, and it blooms like crazy until frost.

    Bookmark   April 17, 2006 at 6:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi Lary,
Hummers will also be attracted to impatiens, glads, and cleomes. Just try to buy them in the red/orange tones that hummers prefer.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2006 at 7:47AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Children's Educational Kickstarter Fundraiser
Hello Everyone- My mother is fundraising for a children's...
Osmanthus fragrans aurantiacus
Has anyone grown Osmanthus fragrans in Niagara? Can...
Transplanting perennials in wintertime (from IL to IN)
I need some advice. I want to transplant many of my...
Staghorn Sumac
I would like to try transplanting some small sumac...
Anyone in Michigan ever grow this? I am wondering if...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™