The Q&A Archives: Deer Resistant Plants

Question: What do you consider to be deer ressistant perennials and annuals in the area?

Jim Horn
Bolivia, NC

Answer: Here are some deer resistant plants to consider growing in your garden:
Yarrow (Achillea), Blue Star Amsonia, Columbine (Aquilegia), Artemisia, Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior), False Indigo (Baptisia), Leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides), Coreopsis, Dianthus, anus
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium dubium), Gaura,
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia x grandiflora), Lenten Rose (Helleborus orientalis),
Coralbells, Heuchera (coral bells), Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia),Lantana, Sleeping Hibsicus (Malvaviscus drummondii), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Catmint (Nepeta),
Russian Sage (Perovskia), Mexican Petunia (Ruellia brittoniana), Texas Sage, Salvia greggii, and Purple Heart (Setcreasia purpurea).

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