Hummingbird Plant

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  • 5
    Hummingbird Plant

    Posted by Opal Fredericks on Aug 28, 2019

    They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.

  • 5
    Hummingbird Plant

    Posted by Vanessa Roberts on Aug 28, 2019

    The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.

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    Posted by Jacob Wright on Aug 15, 2019

    I Love watching the hummingbirds, this brings to our porch.

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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.

Description

Hummingbird Plant is a Flowering Ornamental Plant

Hummingbird Plant- The hummingbird plant (Diptera suberecta) is an ornamental plant that is known for it's an attraction to hummingbirds. It's a hardy perennial up to USDA plant hardiness zone 6, zones 7 and up can grow this as an annual. The hummingbird plant is also known as Uruguayan firecracker plant makes bright, showy blooms from late spring until the first frost of autumn. This plant is bushy in shape and grows to approximately 2 feet high and 3 feet wide. The stems and leaves of this plant are a grayish green color and velvety with little fuzzy hairs on them. Blooms show up in clusters at the tips of the stems in a fiery orange glow. These blooms are tube-shaped, which make them perfect for hummingbirds to reach the sweet nectar.

Hummingbird Plant also Attracts Other Pollinators such as Butterflies and Honeybees

Plant the hummingbird plant in full sunlight in an area that has well-drained soil. This plant does best when slightly neglected, although it will benefit from a little watering in the hotter drier months. It loves the heat and is drought-tolerant. It is resistant to most pest and diseases. Deer usually leave it alone because of the fuzzy foliage. Hummingbird Plant can be used in flower beds, as a border, in containers or hanging baskets. Also, it can be added to a butterfly garden for a little variety. After the plant is done blooming for the season, it is best to cut it all the way back almost to the ground. This plant will lie dormant through the cold winter months; they will sprout back up when the temperatures start to rise in the spring. In addition to being a good source of fuel for the hummingbirds, this plant is a comfortable, low-maintenance, and colorful addition to your yard. If you desire to attract hummingbirds to your yard, this plant is essential.

Hummingbird Plant always appear attractive to the hummingbird hence attracting them for nectar

This reveals that hummingbirds depend on the flowers for nectar, which is their daily meal. Not all plants attract these bird only plants that can give or instead of producing brightly colored petals and can produce nectar as well.
Beard tongue is an example of a hummingbird plant that tends to appear in a variety of shapes and colors. The scientific name given to this plant is Penstemon that always thrives in hot, sunny, and dry condition areas. The plant always blooms across seasons with warm and dry environmental conditions. However, the hummingbirds still like one species of this plant that always have big flowers and growly very first when planted in the spring season.
Bee balm constitutes another plant that is preferred by these hummingbirds. Just from the overall look of bee balm, its petals look attractive to insects, birds and human beings. The plant thrives in full sun with a moderate shade in the afternoons. These plants need great care to attain their significance to both the animals as well as human beings. To human beings, the plant is used in making of fruit salads, cakes, and preserves. Therefore, those who have the opportunity of planting these flowers always take good care of them. For example, constant picking of the flowers from this plant encourages a second blossom aiding in maintaining the growth cycle of the plants. The plant has a wondrous ecosystem with a wide verity of birds that depend on its nectar. The plant can survive well in drought conditions, and it does much better low moisture.

Hummingbird Plant Ships As Bare Root 

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