In Alberta we might see a variety of Hummingbirds, including Ruby-throated, Rufous, Calliope, Black-chinned, Anna's, Costa's, Green Violet-ear.

The species most commonly found throughout Alberta is the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. We sometimes get them in the Greenhouse!

They prefer bright colors and especially bright red. Some plants that may help attract Hummingbirds to your yard include: Columbine, Cosmos, Lilacs, Delphinium, Dianthus, Lupine, Fuchsia, Bee balm, Morning Glory, Four O' Clocks, Petunias, Daylily, Lily, Peony, Hollyhock, Foxglove, Zinnia, Nicotiana, Verbena, Bleeding Hearts, Salvia, Trumpet Vine, Vine-Nasturtiums, Begonias, Geraniums .... and more!