Firecracker in hanging pots, or otherwise elevated, makes easier access for hummingbirds. For a planted row, support w/ 2 bamboo poles (or other) along both sides of plants & soon bamboo is hidden by growth - flowers & stems are off the ground for the hummingbirds & butterflies.
Camellia companion plant If you have hot, dry conditions and need lots of color, 'Luminous' penstemon won't disappoint. Plant Name: Penstemon pinifolius 'Luminous' Growing Conditions: full sun Size: 8 inches tal.
Hint: Butterfly bushes spread like crazy, underground. I have a lot of butterfly bushes in my garden, and all of them came from digging up little ones that have spread from my mother's butterfly bush in her front yard. Now mine spread
NASTURTIUMS:Hummingbirds & Monarch Butterflies Excellent planted with looseleaf lettuce which attract Goldfinch for seeds if left to go to seed. Great planted with herbs. Performs best when left alone, never over water and never fertilize.