It can be seen growing in hardiness zones four through eight and the blooms can be seen from late summer until the first frost. Barrenwort This perennial is strongly deer proof.
Hardy Color Spires salvias are super easy to grow in full sun in zones 3-8.
Flowers that deer don't eat. Fragrant plants with strong scents are a deers worst nightmarewhich makes lavender the perfect stinky thing to grow in your yard. They grow best in full sun and well-drained soil. From pink purple and burgundy to red yellow orange and white snapdragons offer so much color to the garden.
Plants with milky sap like Diamond Frost-type euphorbia Euphorbia graminea are ones deer dislike as. This vigorous plant has a wild and natural appearance and it attracts butterflies and bees galore but deer dont like its smell nor its texture. Astilbe can add serious flower power to the shadier areas of your yard.
Heat-loving annuals that deer tend to ignore include lantana Cosmos sulphureus angels trumpet Brugmansia and summer snapdragon Angelonia. Deer also tend to turn their noses up at fragrant plants with strong scents. Pollinated primarily by bumble bees who can easily pop open the flowers snapdragons are deer-resistant annuals that come in many colors.
Here are some great options for shade-loving flowering plants the deer will simply admire but not eat unless other more palatable options are scarce. If you have a shady yard dont despair. Flowers and Shrubs That Deer Wont Eat Sun Loving Plants That Deer Seldom Eat.
Hostas This is one of the few greenery plants for the shade that last through 3 full seasons and produces a bloom. 141 rows Some years rabbits eat the foliage on the crocus some years they dont. Astilbe is a great choice for planting around hostas to help hide and protect them a bit from deer.
Knockout Roses and a few other rose cultivars as well. While its fragrant foliage is not preferred by deer all sorts of bees butterflies and hummingbirds are dazzled by its blooms which appear around early summer. If you are looking for a perennial with beautiful flowers to complete your deer-resistant garden then the anemone is an excellent option.
Flax – one hearty plant that come up year after year – and the deer wont eat it. Herbs such as sages ornamental salvias and lavender as well as flowers like peonies and bearded irises are just stinky to deer. For early springtime color try bulbs like daffodils hyacinths and Crown.
If you want to attract pollinators to your garden plant salvia. Peonies are flowers that deer dont eat because they stink to deer and that keeps them away. You would think that the thorns would be a.
Creeping rhizomes allow barrenwort to spread in clumps and they produce delicate white yellow and pink spring flowers. Shade Plants That Deer Seldom Eat. You can find beautiful peony flowers in six different types of bulbs and each bulb has a distinct scent that is very nice smelling to humans.
However the deer will make these into a nice snack. Shade Garden Garden Plants Backyard Shade Beautiful Gardens Beautiful Flowers Deer Resistant Plants Garden Cottage Plantation Gardening Tips. Yarrow is perfect if you want generous blooms of yellow red pink magenta or orange flowers that deer find unattractive and foul smelling.
Daffodils foxgloves and poppies are common flowers with a toxicity that deer avoid. They are a wonderful perennial for attracting pollinators and can help to protect other plants deer love to eat when planted in close proximity. Other flowers that deer will not eat include lavender Lavandula spp foxglove Digitalis spp veronica Veronica spp daffodil Narcissus spp buttercup Ranunculus spp ageratum.