Woody and Herbaceous Plants PREFERRED by Deer Avoid planting these unless you protect them Arborvitae Asiatic Lilies Aucuba Burning bush Camellia Candytuft Crabapple Crocus Daylilies flowers preferred English Ivy Fatsia Flowering almond Grape Hyacinth Hemlock Hibiscus Hosta Hydrangea Impatiens Indian Hawthorn Lady slipper orchid Mountain Ash Pansy Phlox Rose. Needs moist soil high in organic matter.
Deer-tolerant plant Evergreen Candytuft Iberis sempervirens Sun 67 6-8 in.
Deer resistant plants in georgia. Many selections of this wonderfully easy groundcover are evergreengiving it an extra level of interest. Youve made good choices for deer-resistance but I dont think there is a plant in Georgia that deer wont at least nibble when they are hungry or when the foliage is lush in spring. We find boxwoods hellebores daffodils alliums and most herbs to be very unappealing to deer.
A favorite of just about every gardener who fights dry shady conditions epimedium is a knockout variety with cute flowers in shades of pink red orange white and yellow and deer-resistant foliage. At Whispering Springs Nursery we specialize in deer resistant plants. The UGA Center for Urban Agriculture has a good list of deer resistant plants.
One of the best deer-resistant flowering shrubs for shady landscapes is bottlebrush buckeye. There is no such thing as a deer-resistant plant and when deer populations are high and food becomes scarce deer may feed on plants that are thought to be deer-tolerant. For more tips on keeping deer out of the landscape visit our gardening center in Jasper GA.
Abelia gardenia camellia osmanthus and distylium. Thus far they are not eating azaleas in Atlanta. Deer Resistant Shrubs Shrubs which are usually smaller than trees usually have more than once central stem that extends outward from the base of the plant.
Apparently all of the other Azaleas and Rhododendrons are on the top of the invite the deer for dinner list. Visit our nursery or contact us online to learn more about our residential landscaping services. White flowers in spring Foamflower Tiarella cordifolia Sh.
This native plant is covered in spikes of nectar-rich white flowers in the early summer that will attract hordes of butterflies to your garden. Some gardeners have reported success with planting strong-scented plants like lantana catmint chives mint sage or thyme adjacent to plants that deer. 678 12-24 in 3 ft.
Its worth considering such plants when contemplating landscape design ideas. The flowers eventually produce shiny inedible nuts that will add interest to the fall landscape. We are looking at the following replacements.
Goldenrod is a good choice for adding depth to flowerbeds filling vases and encouraging deer to find a meal elsewhere. The PJM Rhododendron is a small evergreen shrub that is covered with blooms in the spring and is the only member of the Rhododendron family that is NOT a deer favorite. Shrubs are frequently eaten by deer due to their low height and accessible edible bits.
Deer-Tolerant Ornamental Plants 2 University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Warnell Circular 985 Plants Deer Occasionally or Frequently Browse Protection is recommended Common Name Botanical Name American Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis American Beautyberry Callicarpa acmericana American Elder Sambucus canadensis American Sycamore Platanus occidentalis. At Whispering Springs Nursery in Jasper Georgia we specialize in landscaping to fit your home and the North Georgia environment including woodland garden design deer-resistant plant selection and shade plant selection. However deer generally do not like plants with pungent aromas.
White flowers in spring. Gardeners love to plant shrubs.