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If you appreciate the wonder that hummingbirds can bring to the garden then you will be sure to appreciate the wide selection of hummingbird plants that we offer here at Almost Eden. Hummingbird Bushes, Hummingbird Plants, Cigar Plants, Porterweeds, Honeysuckles, Salvias and many more excellent nectar producing plants that are sure to bring the motion and beauty of hummingbirds into your garden.

 

MONARCH® Princess Pink Butterfly Bush, Buddleja

Buddleja 'Princess Pink'  PP33665

The 6-8" long conical panicles are composed of numerous fragrant showy medium pink flowers that attract pollinators of all shapes and sizes throughout summer and into fall. MONARCH® Princess Pink Butterfly Bush is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub with medium green foliage and a densely branching, moderately vigorous habit that matures to about 5'H x 5-6'W. The nectar rich flowers attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other garden beneficals. Provide a well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12837

Grows To: 5'H x 5-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Morris Berd Smooth Phlox

Phlox glaberrima 'Morris Berd', P. carolina 'Morris Berd'  

In spring to early summer clusters of rich rosy pink flowers are produced atop 18-24" high sturdy stems providing a feast for butterflies and hummingbirds. Morris Berd Smooth Phlox, a highly disease resistant selection of Phlox glaberrima or P. carolina depending on the source, is a clump-forming, slowly spreading rhizomatous native perennial that readily develops into a dense groundcovering mass of foliage and stems. This sunloving perennial is decidous in the colder portions of its range but may remain evergreen with purplish winter foliage in warmer winter regions. This easy to grow Phlox has proven to be highly resistant to powdery mildew and was in the top four in trials both at Mt. Cuba Center and the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Provide Morris Berd Phlox with a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist, fertile, well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 12318

Grows To: 20-24"H and slowly spreading, space about 8-12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Mulberry Jam Salvia, Sage

Salvia 'Mulberry Jam'  

The Mulberry Jam Salvia has loose spikes of 1" long deep fuchsia tubular flowers which emerge from darkly contrasting calyxes on near purple stems. It flowers from late spring or early summer until fall under good conditions. This is a medium-sized Salvia with a moderately bushy habit. Provide a full to mostly sunny position in a well-drained soil for the best results. The flowers attract hummingbirds and larger butterflies occasionally as well as providing pollen for bees. Mulberry Jam Salvia is a hybrid discovered in the garden of author and Salvia expert Betsy Clebsch. Item# 11277

Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade

Nachtvlinder Salvia, Autumn Sage

Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder'  

Wow! Possibly THE darkest purple Salvia on the market today! Dark colored spikes of deep royal purple, sometimes with a hint of red, two-lipped tubular flowers are produced from spring to fall on a compact well-branched vigorous plant. Nachtvlinder Salvia is a perennial Salvia with excellent vigor and flower power growing to about 24" high and wide and is adorned with glossy green fragrant foliage. Nachtvlinder translates to "night butterfly" or "moth" and was discovered as a chance seedling in the gardens of Hessenhoff Nursery in the Netherlands and is reported to have withstood temperatures as low as -4oF. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a well-drained, average moist, fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Nachtvlinder Salvia is compact enough for low-maintenance specimens or add it to the garden and landscape for a summer long show. The nectar rich flowers attract hummingbirds, bees, and the occasional butterfly. A Royal Horticulture Society 2015 Award of Garden Merit Winner. Item# 12474

Grows To: 16-24"H x 20-30"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Newell's Red Cestrum

Cestrum fasciculatum var newellii, Cestrum x 'Newellii'  

A vigorous, naturally evergreen shrub bearing large clusters of tubular maroon flowers at the ends of arching branches from spring to fall and or nearly year round under warm frost free conditions. Pollinated flowers may be followed by reddish purple berries. The fuzzy bronze-red green foliage adds to its interest. An excellent choice for hummingbirds and larger butterflies. Newell's Red Cestrum can easily be enjoyed as a container plant where not hardy. Item# 526

Grows To: 4-8'H x 3-5'W to 8-10' x 8-10' in mild winter regions
Outdoor Light: *Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Loose panicles composed of 1" long, white to pale pink to near lavender flowers with a golden 'beard' and purple bee guides are produced in mid to late spring on sturdy 18-24" stems attracting mainly bees and hummingbirds as well as occasional butterflies. Nodding Beardtongue, Penstemon laxiflorus, is a rosette to small clump forming, herbaceous, drought resistant perennial typically found growing in well-draining, sunny, upland sites in the Pineywoods, as well as tall grass prairies, and open sandy and rocky woodlands. While it is drought resistant it does seem to prefer average moisture during the growing season. May reseed on exposed soils. Provide Nodding Penstemon with a full to mostly sunny site in well-drained soils for optimum vigor and flowering. Makes an easy addition to naturalistic settings like roadsides, prairies, and meadows. Item# 9743

Grows To: 18-24''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, mostly sunny, part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Northern Star Lily of the Nile, Agapanthus

Agapanthus 'Northern Star'  PP20957

An RHS Award of Garden Merit winner! Large, 6-7" diameter, rounded umbels of intense sapphire blue buds open to display the deep blue, trumpet-shaped, nectar rich flowers held on sturdy 30-36" high stems in summer. Northern Star Agapanthus, or Lily of the Nile, is a clump forming, bulb-like perennial, with rich green, strap-like arching foliage and was selected for both its cold hardiness and for its slightly larger, deep blue flowers. Agapanthus can be enjoyed in the garden and landscape as well as in mixed container gardens and as specimens. Provide a full sun to partly shaded site in a well-draining, fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Image courtesy of Concept Plants BV®, all rights reserved.  Item# 13304

Grows To: 30-36"H x 18-24"W, space at 12-18"
Outdoor Light: Full sun, AM sun, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Nova Pentas, Egyptian Star Cluster

Pentas lanceolata 'Nova'  

Extra large clusters of rosy pink star-shaped flowers are produced throughout the growing season on this vigorous and large growing Penta. Nova Pentas was a 1999 Georgia Gold Medal winner that can produce clusters 4" across. The Pentas' nectar rich flowers are excellent for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, and other garden beneficials. Item# 10940.

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,(9? with protection)
Grows To: 30-36''H x 18-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Who knew you could get such a rich dark purple from Salvia greggii?! Loads of royal purple, 2-lipped tubular flowers are born in from spring to fall on this low mounding, durable perennial. Great for Hummingbirds and Butterflies! Drought tolerant, deer resistant, and low maintenance. Create a mass of purple flowers in the garden or use it in containers, either way expect to be wowed by Nuevo Leon Autumn Sage! Item#10273.

Grows To: 24-36''H x 30-36''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Orange Aphelandra

Aphelandra leonardii x A. sinclairiana  

Candelabra-like spikes of orange bracts that subtend rich orangey coral colored 2" tubular flowers that are designed for hummingbird pollination are produced throughout much of the year on this tropical beauty. An evergreen shrub in its native habitat it can easily be enjoyed as a container plant for a lightly shaded patio. This is very similar to Aphelandra sinclairiana but a few minor differences set it apart making us think that it may be A. leonardii. If you know this cultivar or species please feel free to contact us. Item# 10952

Grows To: 2-4'H+ x 2-3'W+
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Filtered shade, Early AM sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Bright orange-red, 1-1/2" long, green tipped tubular blooms with a pair of small upright petals are produced from summer to fall. This is a mounding shrub-like perennial to 5' from Southern Mexico and El Salvador. In Hawaii a unique Christmas lei is sometimes made from the flowers. Much loved by Hummingbirds. Item # 1080.

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Orange Cape Honeysuckle

Tecoma capensis, Tecomaria capensis, Bignonia capensis, T. petersii  

Brilliant orange, 2" long tubular flowers are borne in large clusters in summer and fall or nearly continuously throughout the year under frost free conditions. The Orange Cape Honeysuckle is an easy heat and sun loving tropical that can be grown as a medium to large arching shrub or hedge, vine or espalier, and can be trained into tree standards. The tubular flowers are a treat for hummingbirds and larger butterflies. Where not hardy it is easily maintained as a container plant. Item# 534.

Grows To: 4-6'H x 4-6'W, to 20' as a vine in frost free climates.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Clusters of orange, 1", Chinese Hats are produced from summer to autumn along the arching stems of this unusual shrub. A deep red, nectar rich, tubular flower emerges from the centers of each of the round calyx. The Orange Chinese Hat is an excellent late summer and fall flowering shrub-like to die-back perennial for a sunny location. Easy and begins flowering just in time for the Hummingbird migration southward. Provide a deep winter mulch in the northern portions of its range. Item# 358

Grows To: 4-10'H+ x 5-7'W+
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Large rounded clusters of 2" orange-yellow tubular flowers sit like golden crowns atop the large rich green tropical foliage of this rare beautiful tropical. Easy and rewarding, the Golden Crown Jacobinia flowers throughout the year creating a small herbaceous plant to about 2' high and wide. Excellent for hummingbirds! Caterpillar host: White Peacock and Malachite. Item# 10102.

Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Morning sun, Partial sun, Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Orange Lagos Tropical Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Lagos'  

Add a little tropical punch to your summer! Brilliant orange, 5-6" wide, full rounded flowers centered by a narrow pink halo that surrounds the deep magenta eye and is centered by a contrasting red tipped staminal column adorned with bright yellow stamens. Orange Lagos Tropical Hibiscus is a deservedly popular Hibiscus rosa-sinensis cultivar that begins flowering even at a very young age and over a long period throughout the warmer months to potentially year-round under warm tropical conditions. This is a naturally evergreen, heat and sunloving tropical shrub that develops into a well-branched, small to medium-sized plant which is perfectly suited to container culture and also makes an excellent garden and landscape shrub in areas with mild winter climates. Provide a full to partly sunny location in an average moist, rich fertile soil for optimum vigor and ocntinuous flowering. Caterpillar host: Gray hairstreak. Item# 12644

Grows To: 3-6'H x 2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Orange Sceptre Butterfly Bush

Buddleja x 'Orange Sceptre'  

Tall dense spikes of golden-orange nectar rich flowers are produced throughout the year in mild winter climates atop an upright growing shrub with dense velvety gray foliage. Orange Sceptre Butterfly Bush is a hybrid Buddleja that remains evergreen in mild winter climates like zone 9 and warmer. The flowers attract larger bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in an average moist well-drained soil for optimum health and flowering. Developed by Jon Lindstrom at the University of Arkansas by crossing Buddleja stachyoides x B. tubiflora. Item# 11664

Grows To: 6-8'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The dense spikes of red orange tubular buds mature to creamy white creating a eyecatching two-tone effect. Flowering begins in late spring and continues into fall. Orange Vanilla POPSICLE™ Kniphofia or Torch Lily is a dwarf, repeat flowering perennial that is small and compact enough to enjoy in containers or as an easy, colorful, and low maintenance addition to the sunny garden and landscape. The Red Hot Pokers, Tritoma, or Kniphofias are clump forming, naturally evergreen, heat and sun loving perennials that are drought, deer, and rabbit resistant. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc., www.terranovanurseries.com, all rights reserved. Item# 13326

Grows To: 16-20"H x 12-16"W with flower spikes to 26"H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Pagoda Flower

Clerodendrum paniculatum  

The Pagoda Flower produces huge spikes of 1/2" coral-pink to reddish orange butterfly shaped flowers from mid summer well into fall. The spikes can reach 18" high and are shaped very similarly to a Chinese pagoda with flowers opening continuously over a period of weeks. The large velvety, generally heart-shaped foliage creates the perfect foil for the flower display and adds to its tropical appearance. Item# 10022.

Grows To: 3-6'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Palani Scarlet Ginger, Mark Collins Scarlet Ginger

Hedychium coccineum 'Palani', H. coccineum 'Mark Collins Form'  

Rich reddish-orange flowers emerge from dark spikes that sit atop sturdy upright to arching stems with blue tinted foliage and are produced over a long period in summer on well-established plantings. The Mark Collins form of the Scarlet Ginger is considered to be the same as the cultivar 'Palani' and was collected by the late Ginger guru in Bhutan or Nepal. As with most Hedychiums provide a partly shaded area to full sun, in an average moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Palani or Mark Collins Scarlet Ginger is vigorous, easy and hardy. Item# 11523

Grows To: 4-6'H space at 1-2' apart
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Part sun, *Mostly sunny, *Full sun

Pam Puryear's Pink Turk's Cap

Malvaviscus x 'Pam Puryear's Pink'  

1", sleepy, rose to coral-pink flowers are borne from late spring to fall on this vigorous perennial. Tough, easy, and great for hummingbirds and occasional butterflies. Pam Puryear's Pink Turkscap is a still relatively new introduction from the great Texas plantsman Greg Grant and was named after his friend and the 'Rose Rustler' founder Pam Puryear. This Turk's Cap has won the prestigious Lynn Lowery Award from the Native Plant Society of Texas! Provide a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist, fertile, average to well-drained soil for optimum health and flowering. Item# 1082

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Parade of Parrots Penstemon, Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Parade of Parrots  

Tall spikes growing to 36" high are adorned in whorls of deep fuchsia, foxglove-like flowers beginning in mid to late spring and contuing into fall and attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Parade of Parrots Penstemon or Beardtongue is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial developed from US native species and was selected for its brilliant color, excellent flower power, and vigor. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Remove spent flowering stems to help keep the plants flowering and looking clean. Parade of Parrots Penstemon is small enough to enjoy as a container plant but will also make a statement in the garden and landscape. Photos courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc., www.terranovanurseries.com, all rights reserved. Item# 13324

Grows To: 18-36''H x 15-18''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Small clusters of unusual looking, funnel-shaped deep red flowers are tipped with contrasting white and green with the insides of the flowers being streaked and flecked with brown. The flowers are produced in early to midsummer atop 2-3' high stems and attract hummingbirds and other pollinators. The Parrot Lily, Alstroemeria psittacina, is an old pass-a-long heirloom perennial whose rhizomatous habit may be too aggressive for most garden settings but in the right location it makes an easy and rewarding informal groundcover. Alstroemerias prefer an average moist, fertile, well-drained soil and tend to be sturdiest where they receive atleast 4 hours of direct sunlight. *Where summers are hot, consider providing shade or filtered shade during the hottest part of the day. These also serve as long-lasting and popular fresh cut flowers. Item# 12831

Grows To: 2-3'H and spreading, space about 1' apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun*, Mostly sunny*, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Peaches and Cream Honeysuckle

Lonicera periclymenum 'Inov86' (syn. Lonicera periclymenum Peaches and Cream)  

Large clusters of deep purplish red tubular fragrant flowers open to display white and creamy yellow throats. Peaches and Cream Honeysuckle begins flowering in late spring and will continue into fall. It was selected not only for its ability to flower continuously throughout the growing season, exceptionally large flowers and flower clusters but also for its pest and disease resistance. Like most Honeysuckles, Peaches and Cream flowers on new growth so provide it with a full to mostly sunny position in a well-drained fertile soil. An easy mannerly vine for medium sized trellises, arbors, pergolas, and along fences. Caterpillar host: Chalcedon Checkerspot. Images courtesy of Star® Roses and Plants, all rights reserved. Item# 11719

Grows To: 6-10'H+ space at about 2-3' apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
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Peachie Keen Hummingbird Mint, Agastache, Mexican Hyssop

Agastache x 'Peachie Keen'  PP25886

Spikes of 1" long peach colored tubular flowers emerge from contrasting purplish pink calyces beginning in spring and continuing until fall. Peachie Keen Agastache develops into a dense rounded mass of fragrant foliage that is topped by the long-lasting display of colorful flower spikes. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. The neat habit of this Agastache lends it to use as a container plant as well as in gardens and landscapes. Provide a well-drained soil in full to mostly sunny conditions for optimum vigor and flowering. Image courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc. Item# 11911

Grows To: 18-24"H x 22-32"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny

MONARCH® Princess Pink Butterfly Bush, Buddleja

Buddleja 'Princess Pink'  PP33665

The 6-8" long conical panicles are composed of numerous fragrant showy medium pink flowers that attract pollinators of all shapes and sizes throughout summer and into fall. MONARCH® Princess Pink Butterfly Bush is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub with medium green foliage and a densely branching, moderately vigorous habit that matures to about 5'H x 5-6'W. The nectar rich flowers attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other garden beneficals. Provide a well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12837

Grows To: 5'H x 5-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 44
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