20 Native Plants That Attract Gold Finches

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20 Native Plants That Attract Gold Finches

Discover 20 native plants that naturally attract charming Gold Finches to your garden, creating a vibrant and lively environment.

1. Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Gold Finches are drawn to the seeds of sunflowers, providing them with a rich source of nutrition.

2. Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

The cone shape of the flower makes it easy for Gold Finches to perch and feast on the seeds.

3. Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

The vibrant petals and seed heads of Black-Eyed Susans attract Gold Finches, adding color to your garden.

4. Bee Balm (Monarda)

The tubular shape of Bee Balm flowers provides a perfect landing spot for Gold Finches seeking nectar.

5. Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Gold Finches love the seeds of Purple Coneflowers, making them a delightful addition to your garden.

6. Coreopsis (Coreopsis)

Coreopsis's small, bright flowers attract Gold Finches with their abundance of seeds.

7. Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus)

With their open structure, Cosmos flowers allow Gold Finches easy access to their seeds.

8. Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)

Zinnias' colorful blooms attract Gold Finches while providing a beautiful display in your garden.

9. Aster (Aster spp.)

Asters' small, daisy-like flowers are a favorite of Gold Finches, offering a delightful feast.

10. Goldenrod (Solidago spp.)

Gold Finches are attracted to the seeds of Goldenrod, adding a golden touch to your garden.

11. Rudbeckia (Rudbeckia spp.)

Rudbeckias' distinctive dark centers and bright petals make them irresistible to Gold Finches.

12. Verbena (Verbena spp.)

Verbena's nectar-rich flowers attract Gold Finches, adding a touch of elegance to your garden.

13. Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium spp.)

The tall stems of Joe-Pye Weed provide Gold Finches with a convenient perch to enjoy the seeds.

14. Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Fennel's feathery foliage and seeds are favored by Gold Finches, adding a unique texture to your garden.

15. Milkweed (Asclepias spp.)

Milkweed attracts Gold Finches with its abundant seeds and is a vital host plant for butterflies.

16. Gaillardia (Gaillardia pulchella)

Gaillardia's bold and colorful blooms are a magnet for Gold Finches in search of seeds.

17. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

The flat-topped clusters of Yarrow flowers provide Gold Finches with easy access to their seeds.

18. Liatris (Liatris spp.)

Liatris' spiky blooms are a favorite of Gold Finches, offering a unique visual appeal to your garden.

19. Sedum (Sedum spp.)

Sedum's succulent leaves and clusters of tiny flowers attract Gold Finches throughout the seasons.

20. Sunchoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Gold Finches are drawn to the seeds of Sunchoke, providing a late-season feast in your garden.