Native hummingbird plants in North Eastern North America

The plants listed here are native to the province of Ontario. If you are limited for space and have a reasonable amount of sunshine, then it is still possible to have a native hummingbird garden. The following plants together will provide flowers throughout the season and they are all highly popular with hummingbirds.

Lonicera sempervivens native Aquilegia canadensis native
Monarda didyma native

Lobelia cardinalis native or Lobelia silphilatica native


For those of you who have lots of space, then consider the following plants:


Aesculus glabra native

Liriodendron tulipfera native



Aesculus pavia

Aesculus parviflora

Cephalanthus occidentalis native

Symphoricarpos albus native



Campsis radicans (Trumpet vine) native

Lonicera sempervivens (Honeysuckle) native



Agastache scrophulariifolia native

Aquilegia canadensis (Columbine) native

Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly weed) native

Chelone glabra (White turtlehead) native

Epilobium angustifolium (Fireweed) native

Ipomopsis rubra (Red standing cypress)

Liatris sp. (Gay feather) native

Lilium sp. (Lily) native

Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal flower) native

Lobelia silphilatica (Great blue lobelia) native

Monarda didyma (Bee balm) native

Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot) native

Penstemon sp. (Beardtongue) native

Phlox sp. (Phlox) native

Physostegia virginiana (Obedient plant) native




Impatiens capensis (Touch me not) native