Hummingbird Feeders Seed Collection
Feed and attract hummingbirds from the first day they return to your garden in late spring until their departure in the fall. All packs are full sized regular seed packs - packaged in a pretty cello bag and tied with a ribbon (select either Botanical or Christmas from the Packaging options below) $12.95
Cardinal Climber Vine
(Ipomoea X multifida) This fast growing climber is beautiful, with unique deeply cut foliage and lots of bright red 1 inch flowers that serve as natural hummingbird feeders. A favorite old-fashioned climber that will quickly climb a fancy garden trellis, an old fence, or just strings hanging from the eaves over the front porch. Will bloom and climb from mid summer through frost. Most/full sun - Climbs to 15 feet - Annual - 15 seeds/pack
Heavenly Blue Morning Glory
(,i>Ipomoea tricolor Heavenly Blue has been grown in US gardens since the early 1900s. The blooms reach 5 inches across and are a delicate sky blue with a contrasting white throat. Traditionally used to adorn mailboxes, Heavenly Blue blooms are open in the morning until they close with the heat of the summer day. The heart-shaped leaves are attractive as well. Most/full sun - Grow as Annual (tender perennial) - 25+ seeds.
Wild American Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis The Jesuit explorers (late 1500s) were so impressed by this Columbine that they carried seeds back with them to Europe where it quickly became a garden staple. ‘Wild Columbine’ was an early favorite US garden flower as well and was grown at Monticello. Food for hummingbirds in early summer, the vivid red nodding flowers are gorgeous in the flower bed. 2-3 feet. Part to full sun. Perennial. 25+ seeds
Lobelia cardinalis A native U.S. wildflower that was so impressive to very early explorers that it was sent back to Europe and became widespread in European gardens by the 1600s. Named for the brilliant red of a cardinal’s robe, the blooms are produced on tall stalks and are a natural source of nectar for hummingbirds. Cardinal Flowers prefer moist, rich soil. 3-4 feet. Part to most sun. Perennial. 100+ seeds.
Purple Cloud Malva
(Malva sylvestris) These mini hollyhocks are a color variation of Zebrina Malva and are considered the same species. Originally carried around the world as a garden flower by the Romans, Malvas have been grown in gardens for centuries. Flower covered stalks will bloom all summer and will attract and feed hummingbirds and bees, Reseed profusely! 3-4 feet. Full sun. Biennial (full blooms the second year and from then on). 25+ seeds.