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Flowering Plants that Attract Hummingbirds

Plant Bloom Times
(listed in order)
  Dogwood (Cornus spp.) April - May
  Flowering Crabapple (Malus spp.) April - May
  Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.) April - May
  Red Horsechestnut (Aesculus carnea) April - May
  Madrone (Arbutus mensiesii) April - May
  Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis) March - May
  Elderberry (Sambucus spp.) March - July
  Twinberry (Lonicera involucrata) March - July
  Flowering Currant (Ribes spp.) April - June
  Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles japonica) April - May
  Azalea (Rhododendron spp.) May - June
  Beauty Bush (Kolkwitzia amabilis) May - June
  Siberian Pea (Caragana arborescens) May - June
  Weigla (Weigla florida) May - June
  Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) July - Aug
  Clematis (Clematis spp.) April - Aug
  Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans) June - Aug
  Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.) June - Oct
  Scarlet runner bean (annual) (Phaseolus coccineus) July - Aug
  Petunia (Petunia spp.) April - Oct
  Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus) June - Oct
  Fuchsia (Fuchsia spp.) June - Oct
  Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) June - Oct
  Scarlet Sage (Salvia splendens) July - Sept
  Dahlia (Dahlia merckii) July - Oct
  Lungwort (Mertensia sp.) April - May
  Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis) May - June
  Columbine (Aquilegia spp.) May - June
  Delphinium (Delphinium spp.) May - July
  Hollyhock (Althaea rosea) May - July
  Gladiolus (Gladiolus cardinalus) May - Sept
  Scarlet Bergamot (Monarda didyma) June - July
  Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) June - July
  Penstemon (Penstemon spp.) June - July
  Blazing Star (Liatris sp.) June - Aug
  Cape-fuschia (Phygelius capensis) June - Aug
  Coral bells (Heuchera sanguinea) June - Oct
  Tall Phlox (Phlox spp.) July - Sept
  Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) July - Oct