Flowering Tobacco

Nicotiana × sanderae 'Baby Bella Antique Red' - one of the best hummingbird plants

Nicotiana × sanderae ‘Baby Bella Antique Red’ by  S.G.S. [CC0], from Wikimedia Commons

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The tubular flowers of Flowering Tobacco make it another one of the annuals that attract hummingbirds.

While many varieties of Nicotiana will provide nectar, Nicotiana × sanderae ‘Baby Bella Antique Red’ may be the best one since it also has the red color to flag them down.

Hanging Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

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One of the best way to see hummers is to plant flowers that attract hummingbirds close to a window. That way you can watch from inside the house without disturbing them.

The easiest way to do that?

Fill hanging baskets or window boxes with hummingbird plants and install them in front of a good viewing window.

Here are a few of my favorite hanging plants that attract hummingbirds.