Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden

Think about sun flowers and corn flowers and everything in between. Think about elderberry and serviceberry and all things around. If you would like to attract song birds to your garden. Viburnum Shrub has cluster of berries that are a food source for these strong birds. And they have a dense foliage that provides a shelter to all the birds. Food and shelter all, in. one place!

 

Introduction of Songbirds in your Garden

 

Songbirds make the garden more alive. Imagine waking up and sitting in the garden doing your morning breakfast with all the Songbirds and the morning beauty. Ecstatic! Songbirds are attracted to flowers and certain plants in your garden. These plants provide food and shelter to the songbirds that in turn make up their nests and surround the area. 

So think about sun flowers and corn flowers and everything in between. Think about elderberry and serviceberry and all things around. If you would like to attract song birds to your garden. Here's a list of plants that you can plant in your garden to make it more appealing and more inviting. 

Read on to know more about Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden.

 

Also read: 7 Must have Water Plants in your Garden

 

 

Plants that attracts songbird 

 

Certainly! Here are some plants known to attract songbirds to your garden:


  1. Sunflowers 
  2. Coneflowers 
  3. Black-eyed Susans 
  4. Wildflowers such as Coreopsis and Gaillardia
  5. Native grasses like Little Bluestem and Switchgrass
  6. Berry-producing shrubs such as Elderberry  and Serviceberry 
  7. Native fruit-bearing trees like Dogwood and Mulberry
  8. Trumpet Vine for hummingbirds, which attract songbirds as well
  9. Native shrubs like Viburnum, which provide berries for birds
  10. Milkweed 

 

1. Sunflowers

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Sunflower

 

Sunflowers, as cheerful as it gets! Known for the large Daisy like blooms. This beautiful yellow flowers have abundant seeds which are great for pollination and are favourite amongst bird species.

 

 

2. Coneflowers :

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Coneflower

 

From the sun to the cone. Coneflowers are perennial plants. They also attract songbirds because of their seeds and provide nectar. Cornflowers resemble cone but also have Daisy like blooms.

 

 

3. Black-eyed Susans :

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Black Eye Susan

 

If you haven't came across the name before, These beautiful flowers are called Black-eyed Susan's because of their dark centres. They attract songbirds in fall and winter.

 

 

4. Wildflowers such as Coreopsis and Gaillardia:

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Coreopsis

 

Wild flowers are known for their colours. The beautiful colours attract songbirds. They also provide seeds and nectar for these birds to act as a pollinating agent.

 

 

5. Native grasses like Little Bluestem and Switchgrass:

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Bluestem

 

Native grasses are a shelter for songbirds. The texture and movement to the landscape and give an abode to these wonderful beings.

 

 

6. Berry-producing shrubs such as Elderberry and Serviceberry:

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Elderberry

 

Berry-producing shrubs are attractive for songbirds because they produce food late during the seasons. Elderberry and Serviceberry, both of these are a valuable food source.

 

 

7. Native fruit-bearing trees like Dogwood and Mulberry:

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Mulberry

 

A fruit Bearing tree offers fruit and a habitat for songbirds. And hence is a very viable and a popular choice. Dogwood and Mulberry trees produce berries.

 

 

8. Trumpet Vine: As the name suggests

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Trumpet Wine

 

Trumpet Vine Produces showy flowers that look like trumpet. Hummingbirds like these flowers very much.  Due to the nectar, they attract songbirds. They also provide shelter to smaller birds.

 

 

9Native shrubs like Viburnum:

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Viburnum

 

Viburnum Shrub has cluster of berries that are a food source for these strong birds. And they have a dense foliage that provides a shelter to all the birds. Food and shelter all, in one place!

 

 

10. Milkweed :

 

Best plants to attract Songbirds in your Garden - Milkweed

 

If you are looking to attract monarch butterflies in your garden. The host plant to bring is the milkweed plant. They are food source for some bird species too.

 

Also Read: 8 types of Green Flowers

 

 

Conclusion 

 

To sum up, Birds are harbingers of joy. To listen and to feel the joy of a singing bird is a pleasure and divine beauty. And most important. Inviting them to your abode will make it much more happy and cheerful. To know more about all things green and plant, follow us at Greenkin

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