Alliums also known as ornamental onions are rarely eaten by rabbits and other critters due to their pungent smell. Depending on the variety salvia blooms may be cream orange lavender pink red purple or blue on plants with green gray-green or silvery green leaves.
As a general rule of thumb plants with textured leaves or flowers heavy fragrance or thick sap will be avoided.
Flowers that rabbits don't eat. Some of the flowers rabbits should never eat include. Pumila grows in partial and full shade and bears plumed clusters of mauve-pink flowers late spring through summer. What does this mean.
Chinese astilbe Astilbe chinensis var. Full sun or partial sun. Rabbits may be cute in cartoons and nature programs but theyre anything but when they invade your garden.
Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies salvia is not usually eaten by deer or rabbits probably because of its scent. Some years rabbits eat the foliage on the crocus some years they dont. Didyma with Wild Bergamot M.
Fistulosa in the lower right. Rabbits flip for lettuce beans broccoli and peas which includes green beans and avoid asparagus garlic and potatoes. Rabbits probably dislike ageratums fuzzy fringed blooms and the.
It should be no surprise that plants with a strong fragrance or fuzzy leaves like lavender and black-eyed Susan are less popular with rabbits. Eat if food is sparse and nothing else is available. Above are some Raspberry Wine Bee Balm M.
Common zinnias Zinnia elegans and lower-growing creeping zinnia Zinnia angustifolia are among the plants that rabbits avoid. Both are sun lovers and flower in. But I learned something else- that there is a third category of vegetables that rabbits will tolerate.
Theyre usually planted at the front of garden borders or near tender lily bulbs to act as an animal deterrent and to provide a whimsical landscape design. Rabbits grazing in your. While no plant is 100 percent rabbit proof there are a number of flowers that rabbit generally wont eat.
Ageratum Also called floss flower ageratum is one of the few annuals that blooms in light shade although it prefers at least six hours of sun each day. While some varieties are pink or white blue is the most common color. Unfortunately these plants will not deter them completely.
They dont seem to like plants in the genus Monarda either. 18 rows Rabbits sniff a lot so put aromatic plants shrubs and flowers in your garden. Deer eat the lilies and take a few flowers off the hydrangeas.
Tolerate plants are those rabbits will. Ive never had a problem with rabbits eating our Wild Columbine Aquilegia canadensis. Rabbits can lurk unseen in shady spots but some shade-loving flowers dont taste good to them.
There are some flowers that are poisonous to rabbits or that arent safe for bunnies to eat.