Saturday, July 11, 2009
I'm a Hummingbird lover and collector and having Trumpet Vines in my yard has been a good thing and a bad thing! The trumpet vines are so beautiful they attract not only hummingbird's but butterflies to. They're a gorgeous bright orange color and need no care what so ever, I do repeat that, they need no care! But...they're so aggressive and seem to take over any where that they are! I've cut them down, they grow back, I've cut them down again, yep, they've grown right back! I didn't plant the trumpet vines, they were here when my home was purchased. The previous owner had planted them right next to the house! She had them growing right on the house...bad, bad idea she had! Now, even many feet from my home they've managed to come up out of no where and have taken root all over again! They are the fastest growing plant that I've ever encountered before!
But with that all being said, I do want to share the beautiful flowers with you's. Here's a few snapshots of the flowers, so sorry though, not a one hummingbird with any of them!