Jewelweed - Impatiens capensis

Native to USA

State Distribution (USDA): AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

An annual ranging from 2 to 4 feet in height, Jewelweed blooms orange, cornucopia-shaped flowers in wild habitats through the United States. The nectar-rich flowers are a favorite of hummingbirds. They will also attract insects, which in turn attract insectivorous birds.  

Birds Most Commonly Attracted to Jewelweed

Insectivorous Birds     Ruby-Throated Hummingbird