#11 Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Another name of Hemerocallis is Daylily. These perennials feature vibrant colored blooms that are appealing to both butterflies and hummingbirds. They’re easy to grow, tolerant to cold and drought conditions, and need low maintenance. Hemerocallis resists pests and is free of hemerocallis rust disease. You can grow them under Black Walnut trees or along salted driveways.
#12 Penstemon (Beardtongue Plants)
You can also call Penstemon beardtongue plants. It’s a North American native plant that produces tubular flowers. These are appealing to butterflies and hummingbirds. It blooms for a long time and does well in a drier climate. It prefers good drainage soil for healthy growth.
Margarita BOP Penstemon and Midnight Masquerade Penstemon are suggestions for your garden.
#13 Perovskia (Russian Sage)
Russian Sage is another name of Perovskia. It has aromatic shrub like plants, and offers long spikes of silvery-blue flowers that accent the silver-gray foliage. This plant blooms from Summer into early Fall, and tolerant to drought conditions.
#14 Veronica (Speedwell)
Veronica is also known as Speedwell. This perennial attracts hummingbirds with beautiful long lasting blues, rich purples, pinks, and whites. It prefers evenly moist soil with good drainage. Here are some species you can try with your garden: Blue Skywalker Speedwell, Icicle Veronica.
#15 Asclepias (Whorled or Horsetail Milkweeds)
Asclepias are known as Whorled or Horsetail Milkweeds. These perennials thrive in sandy soil in sunny garden areas. It features needle-like foliage that appears in whorls of 3-6 at each node. These plants are also a nectar source for Monarch butterflies.
#16 Dicentra (Bleeding Heart)
These bleeding hearts are a popular perennial in many gardens. They feature flowers on slender stems with fern-like foliage that appear in Spring.