Top 10 Tube-Shaped Flowers That Attract Hummingbirds 

Add blue to shaded areas with this vigourous eastern native. For a stunning spring show, grow in wet, rich soil with daffodils.   

Virginia Bluebells

Bring hummingbirds and butterflies to your back door with cuphea pots. There are several colours, but flowers are usually red, yellow, or white, like a cigar or firecracker.  

Firecracker Plant 

Flowering tobacco can be planted along sidewalks, decks, patios, or near windows for evening aroma. This versatile plant thrives in full light and rich soils and reseeds.  

Flowering Tobacco

Maximise season-long displays in full to part sun. It reseeds easily and is invasive in the South-east, western U.S., and North-west.   

Tall Verbena 

With well-draining soil, this sun-loving perennial will bloom red, orange, cream, or white in summer. These blooms are great cut, but leave plenty for hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies.  

Red-Hot Poker 

Brighten your summer garden with long, graceful orange-red blooms. Moist soil and sunlight are good. Northern fall-diggers can store corms in a dark spot.   


Growers of this colourful larger southeastern native say it attracts hummingbirds. It thrives in wet shade gardens with light shade to part sun and flowers in late spring to early summer.  

Indian Pink 

Each one-day blue blossom is replaced, generating season-long colour. Grow it where it may weave through and mix with other plants or deadhead it to prevent reseeding.  

Wild Petunia

Though finicky, larkspur is worth it as its blue flower spires rise for the sky. Delphiniums need full light, organic, wet, well-draining soil.  


Allow this upright shrub to develop and bloom. It has 12- to 18-inch clusters of red tubular flowers and grows 3–5 feet tall and wide.  

Cape Fuchsia 

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