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do hummers truly like crape myrtles??

Posted by beaniebeagle (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 28, 12 at 18:33

there is this nice red crape myrtle at the church two doors up from me. I have never seen any hummers at it, but I only walk past it every so often.

do they truly like crape myrtles? does anyone have one that the hummers frequently visit?

if so, i must get some cuttings started

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RE: do hummers truly like crape myrtles??

I have red Crape Myrtles in my yard and I have hummers that feed from feeders and other flowers but I don't recall them feeding from the Crape Myrtles.


RE: do hummers truly like crape myrtles??

  • Posted by mboston 9a(fl)Lakleland (My Page) on
    Sun, Aug 5, 12 at 16:51

We have hummers in the winter and during migration. our do not have flowers in the winter but the hummers love to sit in the trees and will "bug" them. A hummer's diet must include proteins so alot of the time when you see them around plants that do not have tubular flowers, they may be getting insects from off the flowers.

RE: do hummers truly like crape myrtles??

I don't think I've ever seen hummers feeding at crape myrtles. Plenty of bees do, though.

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