Grow Deer Resistant Plants
They use to be so cute...until they mowed down your garden! If you live where deer abound, we have a growing list of deer resistant plants for your garden. There are a few things that we've come to understand about deer resistant plants. Deer avoid plants with a strong fragrance, irritating textures, or plants that upset their stomachs. They would rather find food elsewhere. There are flowers that deer won't eat. For instance, Lavender is deer resistant. What we find so appealing is completely distasteful to them. Below you can access our most deer proof Perennial, Annual, and Delphinium Plants. These are the flowers that tend to repel deer or the deer ignore them in our garden along with those listed from universities around the country as great deer deterrent plants.
Deer Resistant Perennials
We have a long list of perennial deer resistant plants. They include some of our favorite garden perennials like Lupines, Digitalis Foxglove, Campanula Bellflowers, and Echinacea. What a treat to know these popular cottage garden perennials have the necessary components to make them deer resistant plants.
Deer Resistant Annuals
Annuals that repel deer will give your garden an early blooming start. Most of our selection of deer resistant annuals are highly scented and keep the deer away. These deer resistant plants include cottage garden favorites like Cosmos, Cleome, Snapdragons, and Heliotrope. You'll find a fun list of annual deer resistant plants to choose for your garden.
Deer Resistant Delphiniums
Don't be afraid to try delphiniums! They are not hard to grow and they are deer resistant plants. You can learn more about growing Delphiniums here. They are poisonous to deer so they will leave them alone. We have a spectacular list of deer resistant Delphiniums for you to check out.