plnts deer don't like - Knowledgebase Question

Sussex, Wi
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Question by i4em39
May 27, 2008
can you give me maybe a dozen plants of different sizes deer won't eat?? I need something new for the summer

Answer from NGA
May 27, 2008
Plants Rarely Damaged by deer include the following:
Berberis spp. Barberry; Berberis vulgaris Common Barberry; Buxus sempervirens . Common Boxwood; Ilex opaca . American Holly; Leucothoe fontanesiana .Drooping Leucothoe; Pieris japonica ..Japanese Pieris; Calastrus scandens . American Bittersweet; Cornus sericea . Red Osier Dogwood; Cornus florida .Flowering Dogwood;
Cornus kousa .Kousa Dogwood; Crataegus laevigata . English Hawthorn; Enkianthus campanulatus .Redvein Enkianthus; Forsythia spp . Forsythia; Gleditsia triacanthos .Honey Locust; Ilex cornuta ..Chinese Holly; Ilex glabra. Inkberry;
Juniperus chinensis .. Chinese Junipers (green); Juniperus chinensis . Chinese Junipers (blue); Kalmia latifolia . Mountain Laurel; Kolkwitzia hmabilis ..Beautybush; Sassafras albidum .. Common Sassafras; Syringa vulgarisCommon Lilac; Wisteria floribunda . Japanese Wisteria; Campsis radicans .Trumpet Creeper
Cotinus coggygria .Smokebush; Cotoneaster spp. Cotoneaster; Cotoneaster apiculatus .Cranberry Cotoneaster; Cotoneaster horizontalis . Rockspray Cotoneaster;
Cryptomeria japonica .. Japanese Cedar; Forsythia (x) intermedia .Border Forsythia;
Hamamelis virginiana .Common Witchhazel; Hibiscus syriacus . Rose of Sharon
Hydrangea arborescens .Smooth Hydrangea Hydrangea anomala petiolaris .Climbing Hydrangea.

Hope this list is helpful.

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