Nectar Sources by Region for the Western Mountains

Common Name

Scientific Name

Arizona penstemon

Penstemon pseudospectabilis

Australian bottle tree

Brachychiton bidwillii

Baja fairy duster

Calliandra peninsularis

Bird of paradise

Strelitzia reginae

Bleeding heart

Clerodendrum thompsoniae

Bleeding heart

Dicentra spectabilis

Bottlebrush

Callistemon spp.

Cactus

Cochemiea setispina

Candelilla

Pedilanthus macrocarpus

Cape fuchsia

Phygelius capensis

Cardinal climber

Ipomoea multifida

Chaparral currant

Ribes malvaceum

Chilean flame tree

Embothrium coccineum

Chilean jasmine

Mandevilla laxa

Claret cup cactus

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Cleveland Sage

Salvia clevelandii

Coral bells

Heuchera sanguinea

Desert honeysuckle

Anisacanthus spp.

Double-bubble mint

Agastache cana

Easter Cactus

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri

Flowering quince

Chaenomeles speciosa, C. japonica

Fountain plant, Firecracker plant

Russelia equisetiformis

Frades

Escallonia exoniensis

Fushsia

Fushsia lyciodes, F. magellanica

Giant hummingbird lily

Agastache berberi

Himalaya berry

Robinia procerus

Holiday cactus

Schlumbergera spp.

Honey bush

Melianthus major

Hosta, Plantain lily

Hosta spp.

Hyssop, Giant hyssop

Agastache mexicana

Iris

Iris spp.

Jubilee, South African heather, Heather

Erica mammosa

Lantana

Lantana spp.

Laurustinus, Viburnum

Viburnum tinis

Lemmon's sage

Salvia lemmoni

Lily of the nile

Agapanthus orientalis

Macaw flower

Heliconia bihai

Mexican bush sage

Salvia leucantha

Mexican sage

Salvia mexicana

Necklace pod, Silverbush

Sophora tomentosa

Peruvian lily

Alstroemeria psittacina

Pitcher sage

Salvia spathacea

Powderpuff

Calliandra spp.

Raspberry

Rubus spp.

Red Horse chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum x carnea

Red ironbark

Eucalyptus sideroxylon

Red Justicia, Everblooming justicia

Justicia ovata

Red-spotted gum

Eucalyptus mannifera

Rhododendron, Azelea

Rhododendron spp.

Shrimp plant

Justicia brandegeana

Snapdragon

Antirrhinum majus

Snapdragon vine

Asarina antirrhinifolia

Star hibiscus, Texas star

Hibiscus coccineus

Sugar gum

Eucalyptus cladocalyx

Sweet pea shrub

Polygala dalmaisiana

Trinidad flame bush, Mexican flame bush

Calliandra tweedii

Weeping bottlebrush

Callistemon viminalis

Western hound's tongue

Cynoglossum grande

White hesperaloe

Hesperaloe nocturna

Yellow box

Eucalyptus melliodora

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