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  • July 2, 2022


Is there anything as enchanting as glimpsing a hummingbird flitting about your garden? How do their wings move so fast?! These majestic creatures are not only beautiful; they are important pollinators. By planting nectar-rich hummingbird flowers, you can enjoy their visits more often and help your local ecosystem too.

Hummingbirds’ favorite flowers tend to be tubular, which are suitable for their long, thin beaks. That includes blooms you might not think of, like sunflowers, whose centers are formed by tiny, closely packed tubular flowers. Hummingbirds also favor red flowers (and red hummingbird feeders, but skip the red dye).

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