Hollyhock Flowers and Hummingbirds

snakeskins added on May 8, 2015 | Answered

If I take dried, crushed hollyhock flowers and mix them into the hummingbird nectar I make, would that be bad for hummingbirds? The flowers are purple and would make a good water color.

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Answered on May 8, 2015

There are only two things that are absolutely safe to put in your hummingbird feeders: white sugar and water. Adding anything other than white sugar and water could put their health at risk.

Here is an article on how to attract hummingbirds to your garden:

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