Fragrant Plants For East Side Of Home To Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds

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need plants that will grow well in an east exposure of house getting the morning to midday sun and the flowers plants that will attract butterflies, humming birds and fragrants.


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Maple Tree · Gardenality Genius · Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F
Hi Jean-Are you looking mainly for shrubs, or are you also looking for small trees and groundcovers? Do you have any height or width requirements for the area the plants will be grown. You show your located in hardiness zone 8a. If you are not sure of your hardiness zone give me your city and state as this will make a difference in the plants that will grow in your location. Is your such that it can be watered as needed or is it possibly dry or moist most of the time. Answering these questions will help to come up with a list of some plants you may like.
You may also enjoy using Gardenality's plant search. It is not only helpful, but a lot of fun searching for plants that meet your desires for your landscape or gardens. Above any page in Gardenality you can click on the plants tab. Go to option 2 and there you can build a list of all the plants that meet your desires or needs. When building your plant search you will see where you can search for characteristics such as sun exposure, height and width, attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, visual attention, etc., fragrances, and many other attributes.

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Answer #1 · Gardenality.com's Answer · John's right...the Plant Search is very fun to use in Gardenality. I just went there and used it to find a list of plants that do well in Zone 8a, morning sun with afternoon shade, attract butterflies and hummingbirds, and are fragrant. Here's the one's that showed up that I really like and have experience and success with in mid-Georgia:

Kaleidoscope Abelia and other Abelia
Bloomerang Lilac
Ginger Lily
Gardenia
Itea - Virginia Sweetspire
Clethra - Summersweet
Hosta Lily

If you drop out "fragrant" here's some more:

Black & Blue Salvia
Encore Azaleas
Cardinal Flower - Lobelia
Cape Fuchsia
Astilbe
Columbine
Penstemon
Purple Showers Mexican Petunia
Bignonia
Southgate Rhododendrons
Spiderwort
Turtlehead
Yellow Trumpet Honeysuckle

Hope this was helpful.

Brent)



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