Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Attracting butterflies/hummingbirds

Here are some flowers to plant to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden: Anaphalis, asclepias, echinacae, nasturtiums, valerian, borage, delphinium, monarda, calendula, verbena, joe pye weed, lemon balm, buddleia, garlic chives, yarrow, parsley, baptisia, globe thistle, lavender. Also hummingbirds especially like any flower that has a bell shape, like the campanulas and penstemons.