deer eating shubs - Knowledgebase Question

Staten Island, Ne
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Question by fpalo
February 7, 2009
what shubs can i plant so deer will not eat them

Answer from NGA
February 7, 2009
There are lists of deer resistant plants, but hungry deer will eat almost anything so there are no guarantees. Here's a partial list of plants deer generally ignore: Flowers Achillea spp. Yarrow Aquilegia spp. Columbine Astilbe spp. Astilbe Coreopsis spp. Tickseed Dianthus spp. Pinks Dicentra spp. Bleeding Heart Digitalis spp. Foxglove Echinacea spp. Purple Coneflower Epimedium spp. Epimedium Eupatorium purpureum Bluestem Joe-Pye-Weed Geranium spp. Cranesbill, Geranium Helleborus spp. Hellebore Helianthus spp. Sunflower Iberis spp. Candytuft Iris spp. Iris Lavendula spp. Lavender Liatris spicata Spike Gay-Feather Lychnis coronaria Rose Campion Narcissus spp. Daffodil Pulmonaria spp. Lungwort Rudbechia spp. Coneflower Solidago spp. Goldenrod Veronica officinalis Speedwell Yucca filimentosa Yucca Vines Celastrus spp. Bittersweet Clematis spp. Clematis Hedera helix baltica Baltic Ivy Lonicera spp. Honeysuckle Shrubs Amorpha canescens Lead Plant Berberis Koreana Korean Barberry Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry Caragana arborescens 'Sutherland' Sutherland Caragana Caragana arborescens 'Lorbergi Fernleaf Caragana Caragana aurantiaca Pygmy Caragana Caragana frutex Russian Caragana Caragana frutex Dwarf Russian Ceanothus velutinus Snowbush Ceanothus Cornus sericea Red Osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera Osier Dogwood Eleagnus angustifolia Russian Olive Eleagnus commutata Silverberry Halimodendron halodendron Siberian Salt Tree Juniperus chinensis Chinese Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii' Hetz Juniper Juniperus horizontalis 'Lividus' Lividus Creeping Juniper Juniperus sabina 'Von Ehron' Von Ehron Savin Juniper Kolkwitzia amabilis Beautybush Lonicera spp. Honeysuckle Philadelphus spp. Mockorange Prunus americana American plum Prunus fruticosa Groundcherry Prunus tenella Dwarf Russian Almond Rosa rugosa Rugose rose Rosa virginiana Virginia Rose Rosa wichuraiana Memorial Rose Rosa 'Betty Bland' Betty Bland Rose Rosa 'Haidee' Haidee Rose Rhus trilobata Fragrant Sumac Rhamnus cathartica Common Buckthorn Sheperdia argentea Buffaloberry Spiraea spp. Bridalwreath Syringa villosa Late Lilac Syringa vulgaris Common Lilac Viburnum opulus Highbush Cranberry Hope this information is helpful!

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