|Monarda 'Raspberry Wine'|
I'm not saying that if I had more Lobelia or if I had room for Campsis radicans my hummingbirds wouldn't still love to visit. It's just that my dry and somewhat sun-challenged garden best supports Monarda.
This photo, shot in 2007, reminds me I should get more of this lovely plant for the earlier hummingbird arrivals.
At right, I used a compact lavender form in the ground with perennial Geranium and Dianthus.
But I guess the bottom line is this: Use as many different flowering plants as you can squeeze in and there are bound to be some the hummingbirds can't resist.