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New Home Developments in Charlotte | Best Plants for Gardens

If you have recently moved into new home developments in Charlotte, it is the perfect time to start enjoying your outdoor space and perhaps plant a garden. Many people love the concept of attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, and songbirds to their home, but that does require a bit of planning to ensure that you are planting the proper plants.


Here are some of the top performing garden plants that help attract wildlife to your residence.




This beautiful plant thrives in the sun and is great for attracting hummingbirds as well as honeybees. This perennial needs to be planted in well drained and compost rich soil to burst with blooms.

Blanket Flower


This vibrant, blooming plant will take off on its own and not require much ongoing care. The beautiful red and bright yellow edges of their petals add a lovely look to any garden. It prefers well drained and sand based soils.


Coral Bells


These plants are so versatile. They can handle half a day of shade and also thrive in the sun. Their blooms last for several weeks and are very resilient to disease and insects. Coral bells are a favorite for hummingbirds and butterflies.

Bleeding Heart


The soft rose and pink blooms of this plant appear in June and last through to September. It easily survives the harsh winter months and can grow in almost any type of condition or soil. Another favorite for songbirds and butterflies.


If you need more garden inspiration for your new home developments in Charlotte, visit our website and view some of our model homes. Any questions? Contact a member of the True Homes team today.