Garden plants that produce seeds & berries for birds

Garden plants that produce seeds & berries for birds

There are lots of natural ways to encourage songbirds to visit your garden. Towards the end of summer when grasses begin to go to seed and your dogwood tree begins to fruit, the birds will fly in. Try adding a few of these plants to your garden and see who shows up for a meal!

PERENNIALS

  • Asters
  • Black-eyed Susan – Rudbeckia
  • Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea
  • Coreopsis – Tickseed
  • Joe Pye Weed – Eupatorium
  • Sedum

ANNUALS

  • Sunflowers – Helianthus annus
  • Amaranthus – Amaranth
  • Zinnia

GRASSES

  • Feather Reed Grass – Calamagrostis
  • Fountain Grass – Pennisetum
  • Mexican Feather Grass – Nasella tenuissima
  • Muhly Grass – Muhlenbergia
  • Panicum virgatum Switchgrass

TREES

  • Crabapple – Malus
  • Dogwood – Cornus kousa
  • Serviceberry – Amelanchier
  • Vine Maple – Acer circinatum

SHRUBS

  • Elderberry – Sambucus
  • Evergreen Huckleberry – Vaccinium ovatum
  • Pacific Wax Myrtle – Morella californica syn. Myrica californica
  • Red-Flowering Currant – Ribes sanguineum
  • Snowberry – Symphoricarpus albus

This is a small sampling of plants that attract birds. To learn more, visit us in-store and speak with one of our experts!

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