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Hummingbird Heroes 6-Plant Collection I (Part Shade)

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Hummingbird Heroes 6-Plant Collection I (Part Shade)

Regular Price
$61.20
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$61.20
Regular Price
$68.00
Sold Out
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  • Multi-season bloom
  • Return each year
  • Free shipping

Grown non-GMO and free of harmful neonicotinoids for healthy pollinators and planet.

This limited-edition collection includes six native perennial plants that are especially beneficial to hummingbirds:

  • Cardinal Flower (2)
  • Eastern Columbine (2)
  • Wild Bergamot, Bee Balm (2)

Grown sustainably just for your area, these part-shade plants:

  • Provides key hummingbird habitat (a hummingbird welcome mat, so to speak)
  • Offer brightly colored tubular flowers that attract and provide nectar for hummingbirds
  • Support other key wildlife species, including butterflies, moths, and bees
  • Bloom across three seasons and return each year
  • Never need chemicals and require less water once established

 

The Hummingbird Heroes plant collection was curated for its ability to provide key hummingbird habitat and supply essential food to hummingbirds for three seasons.

Did you know? Ruby-throated hummingbirds can consume up to twice their bodyweight in nectar, small insects, and tree sap every day. The ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) is the only hummingbird native to the Eastern U.S.

This collection of native plants also supports:

- 2+ pollen specialist bees
- 9 butterfly/moth species
- 96% of backyard birds that rely on these insects to feed their young
- Dozens of other pollinator species foraging for nectar

All purchases support National Wildlife Federation’s non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.

Our plants are grown regionally to thrive where you live and help local wildlife. Confirm availability for your area using the zip code checker near the add to cart button above.

Orders placed during an active shipping window will ship within 10 business days* of the order date.

*To ensure your plants arrive healthy, we may delay shipments to certain areas during times of extreme temperatures, natural disasters, or other conditions that will impact the plants during transit. Any delays will be clearly communicated.

See our Shipping Timeframes page for more detail.

When your order ships, you will receive an email from orders@gardenforwildlife.com with tracking information.

Your digital download containing garden design ideas and planting tips is sent by email immediately after purchase.

Also Includes: Garden design ideas and plant guidance from our pros.

Sizing: Sizing: At the time of shipment, our native plants have a developed root mass and emerging foliage around 4-8” high. The 6-plant collection grows to fill a space up to about 4x6 feet; perfect for a small garden bed or patio containers.

Meet the Plants

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Grows to 2-4 Ft

Spread 1-2 Ft

Blooms July-October

Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Moist

Soil Description: Clay, Loam

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Native Bees, Bumblebees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

Eastern Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis

Grows to 1-3 Ft

Spread 1-1.5 Ft

Blooms March-July

Light Requirement: Part Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Moist, Well Drained

Soil Description: Clay, Loam, Sand

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Bumblebees, Native Bees, Beetles, Beneficial Insects, Moths, Birds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

Wild Bergamot, Bee Balm

Monarda fistulosa

Grows to 1-4 Ft

Spread 2-3 Ft

Blooms May-September

Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Moist, Well-Drained

Soil Description: Clay, Loam

Attracts: Native Bees, Butterflies, Birds

Deer Resistant: Yes

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You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
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Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
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Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
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All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
glove icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
globe icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
globe icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.

Meet the Growers

When you buy a Garden for Wildlife™ Native Plant Collection, you're not just helping wildlife and the planet; you're also supporting the hard-working small businesses in your region who we've partnered with to grow our native plants. 

We select independent, regional growers who meet specific standards, including:

- Sustainable, chemical-free growing practices.

- Experience growing native, local ecotype plant species.

- The ability to grow and sort mass plugs/starter plants.

- The capacity to safely pack and ship plants to their new homes.

Customer Reviews
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10/30/2022
Maureen A.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Such a Beautiful Hummingbird Plants

I was so happy to receive my plants! I kept some for myself. Then shared with my sister and planted at the condo complex where I live. The plants are so healthy and are growing already! Thanks so much. Maureen

11/04/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad to hear that your plants are thriving.

ES
10/19/2022
Erin S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Hummingbird Heroes

Went very well. I appreciate personalized help, and such convenience for choosing native plants by area and zip code.

10/24/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! We are so glad to hear that your plants are doing well.

JS
09/22/2022
Jennifer S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Just what my front garden needed!

We had work done to our front porch last year that left a lot of bare spots in our garden plots on either side of our steps. This collection is just what those spots needed, and they're doing well where I planted them. The Garden for Wildlife website was great about helping me choose the plants that would work best in my space, and the plants were packaged extremely well. I'm excited to see everything in bloom and feel good knowing that these easy-care plants will be helping pollinators for many years to come. It's a beautiful thing!

09/22/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

We are so glad to hear that you have had a good experience with your plants. Thank you for planting with a purpose!

MF
09/18/2022
Melanie F.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great experience!

Plants arrived in really good shape; packaging was very protective. The plants started going as soon as they went into the ground. Can’t wait for next Spring. Thanks.

09/19/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for sharing your experience! We appreciate the support of our mission to help wildlife and the planet with native plants.

NG
09/17/2022
Nathan G.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Wildflowers

The plants were packaged well so they had no damage. I’ve already planted them and they are thriving! This is a great idea!! Thanks!

09/19/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

We are thrilled to hear that your plants are thriving! Thank you for your support of our mission to help wildlife and the planet with native plants.