Hummingbird Flower

Common Name: Hummingbird Flower

Scientific Name: Bouvardia ternifolia

Origin: Bouvardia is native to the southwestern U.S.

Family: Rubiaceae

Bloom time: Mid summer until fall

As its name suggests, Bouvardia is an absolute hummingbird magnet. With its 2- to 3-foot tall shoots topped with lots of scarlet tubular flowers it is a perfect food for our favorite fast moving little birds.