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Hummingbird Plants

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.


Sylvia Goodman Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sylvia Goodman'

The 4-5" wide buttery yellow flowers are centered by a contrasting deep red to burgundy eye at the base of the staminal column and is surrounded by a broad halo of white. Sylvia Goodman is an unusual Tropical Hibiscus with a vigorous upright to rounded growth habit and has exceptional flower power producing a potentially year-round display of its showy blossoms. The flower coloration, vigor, and growth habit are similar to Sport of Sports or Yellow El Capitolio which may be in this cultvar's lineage.  Provide a full to partly sunny site in a rich fertile, acidic soil with good drainage for optimum vigor and flowering. Sylvia Goodman Tropical Hibiscus can also be used as a formal or informal shrub for hedging and screens, trained into tree standards, or even trained into large espalier. Item# 12700

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

Delphinium exaltatum

Tall spikes of true deep purplish blue flowers are borne on sturdy 3-6' stems in summer on this truly perennial Delphinium. Tall Larkspur is a highly desirable native whose dark flowers are visited by hummingbirds and a variety of other pollinators. Each established plant can produce multiple spikes of flowers per year creating an extended display of color in the garden or meadow and under good conditions may reseed as well. Prefers a slightly alkaline well-drained soil in filtered sun to full sun conditions. Image courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Item# 10881.

Grows To: 3-6
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine

Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty', Anisostichus capreolata, Doxantha capreolata

A show stopper! Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine produces a huge mass of 2" orange trumpets with yellow throats in late spring with some blooms throughout summer on well-established vines. An easily grown and vigorous clinging native evergreen vine that can easily grow up masonry, tree bark, or other structures without support.Cross Vines are a low maintenance choice for fences, posts, and large trellises. The trumpet shaped flowers attract hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. The unusual compound, glossy, dark green foliage takes on orange, red, bronze, and purple tones when grown in full sun during fall and winter.  Item# 12029

Grows To: 30-50'H, easily trained to a 6'H fence or other support.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Tangerine Princess Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'Tangerine Princess'

An Almost Eden exclusive! Clusters of soft orange buds open to intense dark orange tubular blooms. Flowering from early spring to fall. Trumpet Honeysuckle is an excellent choice anywhere a 'tame' vine is needed. Item # 957.

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Grows To: 6-10'(-15')H, spaced at 4-6' or more.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Tango Hummingbird Mint, Agastache, Mexican Hyssop

Agastache x 'Tango' (A. aurantiaca hybrid)

Spikes of deep orange tubular flowers tower over the fragrant gray foliage of this compact free flowering Agastache from late spring to fall attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees with its nectar rich rewards. Tango Hummingbird Mint is a compact growing and exceptionally free flowering Agastache or Mexican Hyssop well suited to any sunny well-drained garden or container combo. Excellent drainage is key for winter survivability. Item# 11187

Grows To: 12-18"H x 12-18"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Texas Pink Garden Phlox has large rounded clusters of lightly fragrant purplish-pink flowers that are produced atop sturdy purplish-red stems. Their showing begins in early summer lasting for several weeks and possibly longer if they are deadheaded. Texas Pink Phlox is a mildew resistant free flowering selection of our native Phlox paniculata. Provide a full to mostly sunny site with a well-drained soil for the best results. The flowers attract butterflies and larger bees. Item# 11275

Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Thailand Powder Puff, Finger Lies on the Ground, Combretum

Combretum constrictum, C. infundibuliforme, C. bussei, Poivrea constricta

Dense spikes of intense red stamens that emerge from red, star-shaped calyxes are produced throughout the warmer months of the year or year round under tropical conditions. The Thailand Powder Puff, or Finger Lies on the Ground, is an unusual scandent (vine-like) shrub from tropical Africa. The showy flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The gray-green foliage is remarkably similar to that of the Pineapple Guava. Item# 11389

Grows To: 10-15'H with a sprawling habit
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny

Torpedo is a slightly larger flowering form of Batface Cuphea which produces 1-1/2" long red tubular blooms that end with a purple bat-like face that is accented by the bright red 'ears' on a naturally mounding plant. Flowers from late spring to frost and is adored by hummingbirds. Use Torpedo Batface Cuphea in mixed containers as a spiller or filler, as specimen containers, hanging baskets, or in mass in the garden and landscape to create a bold effect. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a well-drained, fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 315

Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

True Blue Gentian

Gentiana 'True Blue' PP20433

Clusters of deep blue 2" long pointed buds open to long-lasting tubular deep blue flowers that eventually fade to purplish-blue with the show beginning in early to midsummer and continuing into fall. True Blue Gentian is a hardy clump-forming perennial that develops into a well-branched 18-24"H x 12-18"W plant. A Darrell Probst is an open pollinated hybrid of Gentiana makinoi that is reported to be hardy into zone 8. True Blue Gentian does best in a full sun in areas with cooler summers and will likely need part shade where summers are hot. Provide it with a well-drained, average moist soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Makes a long-lasting cutflower as well as true blue addition to the garden and landscape. Image courtesy of AG3, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12286

Grows To: 18-24"H x 12-18"W space at about 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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Trumpet Creeper

Campsis radicans, Bignonia radicans, Tecoma radicans

Clusters of 3" long yellow, orange, orange-red, or red trumpets adorn this vigorous native vine throughout summer. An excellent choice for hummingbirds. Trumpet Creeper's vigor, tolerance of poor soils, and durability lend it to use in difficult sites. Use as an espalier, allow it to climb a sturdy fence, or cover an arbor. These are seedling grown and so the flower color may be range from a rich orange to nearly yellow to a dark brick red. Item# 11295

Grows To: 20-40'H x 6-10'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Unplugged® Pink Salvia, Sage

Salvia 'Unplugged Pink' PPAF

Dense deep maroon to near black spikes of dark tubular calyxes produce contrasting 2" long bright fuchsia and pink tubular flowers beginning in spring or early summer and continuing until fall atop compact plants with rich green foliage. Unplugged® Pink Salvia, a Salvia guaranitica hybrid, has neat rounded habit that is compact enough for hanging baskets, as specimen container plants, in mixed company and sure to be a star in the garden and landscape. The summer long supply of tubular flowers attract hummingbirds and occasional larger butterflies. Provide a sunny location in an average moist, well-drained, fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Photos courtesy of Proven Winners, www.provenwinners.com, all rights reserved. Item# 12887

Grows To: 18-30''H x 16-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
PW 4.25 inch Grande Pot / 27 fl.oz. / 831 ml
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Van Remsen Salvia, Anise Sage

Salvia 'Van Remsen' (S. guaranitica hybrid)

Large intense deep blue flowers emerge from tall spikes beginning in spring and continuing throughout the growing season and into fall. Van Remsen Salvia, an Anise Sage or chance hybrid, is an excellent nectar plant for hummingbirds and may also be visited by larger butterflies. Unlike many of the Salvia guaranitica selections available Van Remsen is a clump forming vigorous growing perennial that can hit 7' high bringing the flowers closer to the hummingbirds and towering over most other garden perennials. This cultivar was discovered in the garden of James Van Remsen of Louisiana and was named and introduced by Salvia guru Richard Dufresne of North Carolina. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in an average moist, well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 12118

Grows To: 4-7'H x 2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Variegated Red Bird Cactus, Jacobs Ladder, Red Slippers Spurge, Devil's Backbone, Jacob's Ladder

Euphorbia tithymaloides 'Variegata', Pedilanthus tithymaloides 'Variegatus'

Beautiful white edged to pink tinged, succulent variegated ovate foliage adorns the upright, zig-zagging stems on an upright growing succulent. The beautifully variegated foliage of this Red Bird Cactus, actually a Euphorbia or Pedilanthus and not a true cacti, makes this plant worth growing although the plant gets it's name from the clusters of tiny red bird-shaped that may be produced in summer. This is an easy and forgiving succulent that develops into an architecturally pleasing specimen plant suitable for a semi-shaded porch or patio and it tends to have more pink foliage coloration where it receives some direct sunlight as well as during cooler weather. Allow the soil to become somewhat dry between waterings although it can tolerant more moisture when in active growth and less during winter. Item# 598

Grows To: 4-8'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Part sun, Filtered shade, Bright shade

Variegated Shrimp Plant

Justicia brandeegeana 'Variegata'

The Variegated Red Shrimp Plant produces a continuous display of upright to arching spikes composed of large showy maroon bracts from which the individual maroonish-red and white tubular flowers emerge in spring and summer to year round under warm tropical conditions. This plant has exceptional flower power along with beautifully variegated foliage that is flecked and splotched with creamy white. Use as a container plant specimen and in mixed container gardens as well as in the garden and landscape. The common Shrimp Plant, Justicia brandegeeana, is a heat loving, naturally evergreen, bushy, tropical plant with dark olive green foliage and grows to about 24" high by about 18" wide. It is both full sun and bright shade tolerant but tends to have the densest branching habit where it receives at least 4 hours or more of direct sunlight. Provide an average to well-drained, moderately fertile, average moist soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Attracts hummingbirds and the occasional larger butterfly and is an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Item# 710

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,11,(9A?,8B?)
Grows To: 18-24''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part shade, Part sun, Filtered shade, Light shade
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Variegated Stephanotis, Floradora, Madagascar Jasmine

Stephanotis floribunda 'Variegata', S. jasminoides

This  fragrant tropical vine flaunts wide cream to gold edging on the thick rich green foliage. Very fragrant, tubular, waxy white flowers are borne in clusters from early summer until late fall. Item # 9394.

Grows To: Vining to 20'
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Variegated Turk's Cap

Malvaviscus arboreus var drummondii 'Variegatus'

Worth growing just for its randomly variegated bright white and green variegated foliage that is a standout in the garden. The sleepy, deep red 1" blooms glow like Christmas lights against the white and green foliage. Super easy to grow and care for and your Hummingbirds and Butterflies will show their appreciation for this attractive plant as well. This selection does show solid green new growth from time to time which should be pruned away. Item# 712.

Grows To: 2-4'H x 3-5'W, larger in mild winter climates
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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VELVET™ Diva Plectranthus

Plectranthus 'TNPLEVD' PPAF, PBRAF

The spring to frost display of tall dense spikes of tubular, almost batface-like purple and lavender flowers are held above the neat mounds of dark purple-tinged deep green foliage. VELVET™ Diva Plectranthus is a breakthrough for this easy to grow, showy tropical and has a nice, almost formal, densely branching habit that doesn't require pinching like the older Mona Lavender Plectranthus did. It makes a perfect container specimen for 8-10" pots for shaded to partially shaded areas like a porch or covered patio. VELVET™ Diva Plectranthus can also be used as a warm season annual shaded gardens and landscapes. It can tolerate cool direct sunlight, like early in the day or late in the evening, and filtered sunlight fairly well but will need shade during the hottest portions of the day, especially in areas with hot summer climates, to keep the foliage a dark healthy green. Provide a moist to average moist, fertile, well-drained soil for optimum growth and vigor. Photos courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, www.terranovanurseries.com, all rights reserved. Item# 12865

Grows To: 18-22"H x 18-22"W
Outdoor Light: Bright shade, Light shade, Filtered shade, Cool early AM or late PM sunlight

VELVET™ Starlet Plectranthus

Plectranthus 'Velvet Starlet' PPAF, PBRAF

The spring to frost display of tall dense spikes of tubular, almost batface-like flowers sport shades of bright rose, pure pink, and violet and are held above the neat mounds of the purple-tinged deep green foliage. VELVET™ Starlet Plectranthus is a breakthrough color for this easy to grow, showy tropical and has a nice, almost formal, densely branching habit that doesn't require pinching like the older Plectranthus did. It makes a perfect container specimen for 8-10" pots for shaded to partially shaded areas like a porch or covered patio. VELVET™ Starlet Plectranthus can also be used as a warm season annual shaded gardens and landscapes. It can tolerate cool direct sunlight, like early in the day or late in the evening, and filtered sunlight fairly well but will need shade during the hottest portions of the day, especially in areas with hot summer climates, to keep the foliage a dark healthy green. Provide a moist to average moist, fertile, well-drained soil for optimum growth and vigor. Photos courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, www.terranovanurseries.com, all rights reserved. Item# 12864

Grows To: 12-18"H x 12-18"W
Outdoor Light: Bright shade, Light shade, Filtered shade, Cool early AM or late PM sunlight

1" long tubular fiery red-orange flowers tipped in white seemingly cover up this plant throughout the growing season to yearround under warm frost free conditions. Vermillionaire™ Cigar Plant is basically a compact better branching form of the hummingbird garden staple David Verity that grows to about 2'x2'. This new compact Cuphea has made a big splash with its exceptional flower power and, like David Verity, it is a heat and sun-loving flowering machine which is perfectly suited for medium-sized containers. It can be used as a a stand alone specimen, in combination plantings, and even as a hanging basket plant as well as in the garden and landscape. Provide a full sun to part shade location in a fertile, average moist soil. The flowers attract hummingbirds as well larger butterflies, especially the Sulphur butterflies with their strong affinity for red flowers. Item# 11996

Grows To: 18-24"H x 18-24"W possibly slightly larger with age in frost free climates
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
PW 4.25 inch Grande Pot / 27 fl.oz. / 831 ml
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Vibe® Ignition Fuchsia James Sage, Autumn Sage

Salvia x jamensis 'Ignition Fuchsia' PP32046

Vibrant glowing fuchsia, 1" long two-lipped tubular flowers are borne along short spikes from spring to fall on this vigorous Salvia hybrid. Vibe® Ignition Fuchsia Autumn or James Sage is hybrid of Salvia greggi x S. microphylla garnering the best of both species and boasting exceptional flower power and a naturally compact tidy rounded habit to 2'x2'. It is sure to make an easy and forgiving colorful low-maintenance container plant or add it to the garden and landscape where its flowers will draw in hummingbirds, butterflies, and larger bees throughout the growing season. Provide a full to mostly sunny site with good drainage for optimum vigor and flowering. Vibe® Ignition Fuchsia Salvia is moderately drought resistant once fully established but may flower best under average moisture conditions. Images courtesy of Ball Horticulture, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12417

Grows To: 18-24''H x 18-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Vibe® Ignition Purple James Sage, Autumn Sage

Salvia x jamensis 'Ignition Purple' PP27788

Vibrant dark purple, 1" long two-lipped tubular flowers are borne along short spikes from spring to fall on this vigorous Salvia hybrid. Vibe® Ignition Purple Autumn James Sage is hybrid of Salvia greggi x S. microphylla garnering the best of both species and boasting exceptional flower power and a naturally compact tidy rounded habit to 2'x2'. It is sure to make an easy and forgiving colorful low-maintenance container plant or add it to the garden and landscape where its flowers will draw in hummingbirds, butterflies, and larger bees throughout the growing season. Provide a full to mostly sunny site with good drainage for optimum vigor and flowering. Vibe® Ignition Purple Salvia is moderately drought resistant once fully established but may flower best under average moisture conditions. Item# 11987

Grows To: 18-24''H x 18-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Vibrant Evergreen Azalea

Rhododendron x 'Vibrant'

The large 3-4" wide, funnel shaped, white flowers are neatly edged in a broad band of contrasting rich reddish-pink and seem to nearly glow against the foil of dark green, medium textured foliage. Flowering is in midspring attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Vibrant Evergreen Azalea, a Harris hybrid, is a rare dwarf with a dense and compact habit that lends itself to bonsai culture but is sure to be a low-maintenance conversation piece in the garden and landscape.  Azaleas do best in average moist, acidic soils that are rich in organic matter but have good to excellent drainage and should be top dressed with an organic mulch such as pine straw and pine bark. We recommend using a slow-release, non-burning fertilizer that is labeled for acidic loving plants. Item# 12576

Grows To: 2-3'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Cool early morning or late afternoon sun, Filtered shade, Part shade, Part sun, *Full sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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WALBERTON’S® Rose Moon Hibiscus, Althea, Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus hybrid ‘Walhirosmo’ PP24936

The huge rosy pink flowers with a darkly contrasting red eye can reach nearly 8" across in summer on this hardy hybrid Hibiscus! WALBERTON’S® Rose Moon Hibiscus is the result of many years of breeding and selection to develop a Rose of Sharon-like shrub with very large showy flowers, sterility so that it flowers longer, good hardiness, and excellent vigor all in one neat package. This is a large deciduous shrub with an upright to vase-shaped habit growing to 8-10'H x 5-6'W. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a fertile, well-drained soil with average moisture for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of PlantHaven International, planthaven.com, all rights reserved. Item# 12448

Grows To: 8-10' x 5-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
Quart Pot / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
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Watchet Evergreen Azalea

Rhododendron x 'Watchet'

A Louisiana Super Plant selection! The large 3-4" wide, coral pink, funnel-shaped flowers are produced beginning in late spring with sporadic summer flowering and another nice show in fall with the flowers attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Watchet Azalea, an evergreen Satsuki type, has a neat and compact, densely branching, naturally rounded habit that lends itself to use in low-maintenance gardens and landscapes, including formal settings. Its small size also lends Watchet to use in bonsai as well as for low-maintenance container plants. Provide your evergreen Azaleas with a well-drained, average moist, humus rich, acid soil and topdress with an organic mulch for the best results. Item# 12575

Grows To: 2-3'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Cool early morning or late afternoon sun, Filtered shade, Part shade, Part sun, *Full sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Sylvia Goodman Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sylvia Goodman'

The 4-5" wide buttery yellow flowers are centered by a contrasting deep red to burgundy eye at the base of the staminal column and is surrounded by a broad halo of white. Sylvia Goodman is an unusual Tropical Hibiscus with a vigorous upright to rounded growth habit and has exceptional flower power producing a potentially year-round display of its showy blossoms. The flower coloration, vigor, and growth habit are similar to Sport of Sports or Yellow El Capitolio which may be in this cultvar's lineage.  Provide a full to partly sunny site in a rich fertile, acidic soil with good drainage for optimum vigor and flowering. Sylvia Goodman Tropical Hibiscus can also be used as a formal or informal shrub for hedging and screens, trained into tree standards, or even trained into large espalier. Item# 12700

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