Grow This Flowering Hummingbird-Favorite From Seed And Thank Us Later

Do you like hummingbirds? So join the group. Hummingbirds' beauty, speed, and small size make them even more fascinating than other birds.  

Zinnias are one of the finest ways to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Hummingbirds love zinnias, beautiful annuals. Like butterflies and other pollinators, hummingbirds prefer zinnia nectar.

Hummingbirds will visit more regularly if you plant zinnias in those areas. While various plants can attract hummingbirds to your garden, zinnias are great. Hummingbirds love them, and they're gorgeous and easy to grow.  

Zinnias require little soil preparation, so you don't need much gardening knowledge. You can sow seeds immediately in well-drained soil. Zinnias bloom in two months and grow quickly.

Growing Zinnias for Hummingbirds Growing zinnias from seeds requires plenty of sunlight. To thrive, zinnias need direct sunlight. Don't put them too close together—they need space to thrive. Plant them 4–24 inches apart, depending on the zinnia species.  

varied zinnia types have varied needs, so understand the best techniques for yours. Choose nectar-producing plants to attract hummingbirds and other pollinators. Tall State Fair, California Giant, Lilliput, and Zahara Zinnias are good choices.  

Zinnias need regular watering, but not too much. Allow zinnias to dry and avoid soaking the soil. Best outcomes require well-draining soil for the blossom. Plan late spring plantings of these annual flowers.

Last frost should pass before planting. After cultivating zinnia seeds, pick them because they die annually. Make sure hummingbirds visit your garden by replanting them annually.