Derr resistance Plants - Knowledgebase Question

Wexford, Pe
Question by cepiet1
March 10, 2009
I am looking for deer resistant srubs to plant at my home

Answer from NGA
March 10, 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: 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. Lavende;r 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; Celastrus spp. Bittersweet; Clematis spp. Clematis; Hedera helix baltica Baltic Ivy; Lonicera spp. Honeysuckle; 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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