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Plant Lists

This guide organizes, categorizes and provides information about plants from the Maricopa Native Seed Library.

Attracting hummingbirds to your yard

There are many plants you can add that will attract hummingbirds to your landscape, below is a list of plants in the seed library that attract them, as well as list of other plants you can find at nurseries.

Hummingbird nectaring at Parry's penstemon

Hummingbird nectaring on Parry's Penstemon, by Danielle Carlock

Other hummingbird plants

There are other hummingbird plants that can be found at many local nurseries. These include:

1. Chuparosa (Justicia californica)

2. Wooly butterfly bush (Buddleja maurubifolia)

3. Red bird of paradise (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)

4. Desert willow (Chilopsis linearis)

5. Hummingbird trumpet (Epilobium canum)

6. Sonoran honeysuckle (Justicia sonorae)

7. Mexican honeysuckle (Justicia spicigera)

8. Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens)

9. Aloes and hesperaloes

10. Wolfberries

11. Ruellias

12. Yuccas


Also see this comprehensive list