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Old 4 Weeks Ago   #121
RJGlew
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I started growing them because someone online said they attract hummingbirds. Nope. Not mine. Not here. But bees yes, lots of bees.
I have never seen a hummingbird here on zinnias (Rufus, Ruby Throat, & Calliope). Lots of butterflies, bees & syrphidae though.
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I do see the juvenile birds use them here, quite frequently too but I do not see the mature birds on them. Could be that they are eating the thrips and not the nectar.
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