• Ann

Oh, Dear, Deer!

It seems that deer are really hungry this year. I have had more people ask me the question "What plants will deer not eat?"


Little Thumper, the rabbit, is not much better. So, I put together a list of Perennials and Annuals that are Deer and Rabbit Resistant. This does not mean that they will not devour your plants; it just means that they are less likely to.


We also carry a product called Liquid Fence that has worked well for most people. It is a natural product that stinks to the deer, so they are less likely to eat your plants. You must respray after rain events to get the best result. And for some people you may need to build the Great Wall of China.


While doing my research on this issue, it seems that deer and rabbits do not like aromatic herbs. By planting some herbs like thyme or alyssum among your perennials, it may help to detour the deer.


The list below contains the Perennials and Annuals that we carry that are deer and rabbit resistant. Look for our signs while shopping in our greenhouse. The signs with a Deer or Rabbit on them indicate the plants that are considered resistant. Hope this will help and good luck.


Perennials that are Deer Resistant

Amsonia

Baptisia

Brunnera

German Iris both Deer and Rabbit Resistant

Calamagrostis (Karl Foster)

Campanula

Dianthus

Dicentra

Echinacea

Gaillardia

Geum

Gypsophila

Heuchera

Hibiscus

Ligularia

Miscanthus

Monarda

Oenothera

Pervoskia

Platycodon

Veronica


Perennials that are Both Deer and Rabbit resistant

Allium

Artemisia

Astilbe

Bergenia

Cimicifuga Clematis

This Clematis is both Deer and Rabbit Resistant.

Delphinium

Digitalis

Geranium

Heleborus

Iris German

Iris Siberian

Lavender

Pulmonaria

Sempervivum

Rhubarb


Perennials that are Rabbit Resistant

Aquilegia

Hemerocallis

Malva

Sedum


Annuals that are Deer Resistant

Ageratum

Alyssum

Calandula

Cleome

Cosmos

Dahlia

This Dahlia is a beautiful deer resistant plant.

Dianthus

Dill

Dusty Miller

Garlic

Geranium

Heliotrope

Lantana

Lobelia

Lobularia

Pollinators love this beautiful Lobularia that is deer Resistant.

Marigold

Mint

Morning Glory

Nicotiana

Onion

Oregano

Persian Shield

Rosemary

The Tough hairy leaves keep the deer away.

Salvia

Snapdragon

Stock

Sweet Peas

Verbena

Zinnia



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