Deer Resistant Perennials

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If you don't have to contend with deer in your garden, consider yourself lucky. For those of us plagued by these four-legged creatures who dine on our landscape regularly, here are some gardening tips and ideas for plants they generally do not eat. Though no plant is deer-proof, you should have better than average luck with these beautiful plants.

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Spiky yellow flowers reaching up to 42" tall will add unique flair to your summer landscape. Pyromania 'Solar Flare' Red Hot Poker is a long blooming, drought tolerant perennial that attracts beneficial pollinators and keep the deer and rabbits at bay. Add this flower to your border or plant as a focal point. You can also cut these flower spikes to enjoy in your summer cut flower arrangements! Yellow Plants, Yellow Flowers, Plants, Solar Flare, Flower Spike, Drought Tolerant Perennials, Garden Pots, Summer Landscape, Deer Resistant Perennials

Bright Sunny Flower Spikes for Summer

Spiky yellow flowers reaching up to 42" tall will add unique flair to your summer landscape. Pyromania 'Solar Flare' Red Hot Poker is a long blooming, drought tolerant perennial that attracts beneficial pollinators and keep the deer and rabbits at bay. Add this flower to your border or plant as a focal point. You can also cut these flower spikes to enjoy in your summer cut flower arrangements!

Ornamental grasses of the Prairie Winds collection add graceful texture and movement to your garden. These varieties thrive in full sun growing conditions and are proven deer resistant. Shade Grass, Full Sun Landscaping, Annual Plants, Landscape Curbing, Ornamental Grasses, Grass, Full Sun Perennials, Ornamental Grass Landscape, Native Garden

Deer Resistant Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses of the Prairie Winds collection add graceful texture and movement to your garden. These varieties thrive in full sun growing conditions and are proven deer resistant.

Proven Winners - Dolce® 'Apple Twist' - Coral Bells - Heuchera hybrid white cream plant details, information and resources. Edible Landscaping, Heuchera, Best Perennials, Fragrant Garden, Perennial Herbs, Container Gardening, Deer Resistant Shade Plants, Shade Loving Shrubs, Landscaping Plants

Deer Resistant Coral Bells

The leaves of Dolce Apple Twist coral bells change color with the seasons! Its deer resistant leaves emerge with red veining that lightens with age. Chartreuse leaves with rippled edges mature to apple green later in the season. Coral bells are easy to grow and blend easily with most other perennials in the landscape. Because of their low, mounding habit, they are often used as edging or in containers.

Klehm's Song Sparrow Farm and Nursery--Sun Perennials--Lavandula angustifolia 'Sweet Romance® ('Kerlavangema') Flower Garden, Flowers Perennials, Plants, Lavender Seeds, Purple Plants, Perennials, Fragrant Flowers, Flowers, Fragrant Plant

Sweet Romance® - Lavender - Lavandula angustifolia

Here's a beautiful plant with a wonderful scent! Lavender has been a garden treasure for years, and Sweet Romance Lavender will not disappoint. This plant is heat and drought tolerant, and is a very easy way to invite the bees and butterflies in for a visit. And since this plant is scented, it is deer resistant too! Enjoy richly colored, long blooming flowers all season! Sweet Romance is hardy in zones 5-9 and will grow 12-18" in height.

I need this, deer resistanr! Blue Paradise is an ornamental grass that withstands adverse weather conditions. In summer, enjoy striking silvery blue stems that form a columnar habit, then look forward to a deep wine purple in fall.

Prairie Winds® 'Blue Paradise' - Little Bluestem - Schizachyrium scoparium

Blue Paradise is an ornamental grass that withstands adverse weather conditions. In summer, enjoy striking silvery blue stems that form a columnar habit, then look forward to a deep wine purple in fall.

Proven Winners - Decadence® 'Cherries Jubilee' - False Indigo - Baptisia hybrid red yellow plant details, information and resources. Yellow Blossom, Planting Flowers, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Low Water Gardening, Cherries Jubilee, Unusual Flowers, Perennial Plants, Deer Resistant Perennials

Decadence® 'Cherries Jubilee' - False Indigo - Baptisia hybrid

'Cherries Jubilee' Baptisia is an easy to care for, drought tolerant, deer resistant perennial that is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for low maintenance or native perennials. You will enjoy this unusual flower color as well as the densely branched foliage and remaining seed pods in winter.

Proven Winners - Summerific® 'Berry Awesome' - Rose Mallow - Hibiscus hybrid pink lavender pink plant details, information and resources. Hibiscus Bush, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Hardy Hibiscus, Hibiscus Flowers, Hibiscus, Perennials, Plants Around Pool, Deer Resistant Perennials

Summerific® 'Berry Awesome' - Rose Mallow - Hibiscus hybrid

Say yes to 4 feet of huge ruffled flowers throughout attractive midnight green foliage. Each Berry Awesome hibiscus bloom is a late summer celebration for garden lovers.

Proven Winners - Dolce® Brazen Raisin™ - Coral Bells - Heuchera hybrid pink white hot pink buds open to pale pink and white flowers plant details, informa. Heuchera, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Foliage Plants, Pink Perennials, Shrubs, Drought Tolerant Plants, Deer Resistant Perennials, Fall Plants

Dolce® Brazen Raisin™ - Coral Bells - Heuchera hybrid

Here's how to add deep purple-black contrast to the front of your perennial border. Dolce Brazen Raisen remains dark all season. And in the spring look forward to hot pink buds which open to pale pink and white flowers in midsummer and possibly again in early fall.

Native to Japan and eastern Asia, Pennisetum alopecuroides (Fountain Grass) is among the most beautiful and graceful ornamental grasses with its cascading foliage that rustles in the wind

Prairie Winds® 'Desert Plains' - Fountain Grass - Pennisetum alopecuroides

'Desert Plains' Fountain Grass will make a beautiful focal point in your fall garden each autumn, reaching 4 feet in height, hardy to zone 5. And yes, the deer will just walk on by!

Perennials Pink Dawn Salvia is a colorful perennial that produces cotton candy pink flower spikes atop mounded, aromatic foliage. Lovely when planted in drifts. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Flower Garden, Salvia, Flowers Perennials, Plants, Attract Butterflies, Flower Spike, Perennials, Garden Planning, Deer Resistant Perennials

Color Spires® 'Pink Dawn' - Perennial Salvia - Salvia hybrid

Pink Dawn Salvia is a colorful perennial that produces cotton candy pink flower spikes atop mounded, aromatic foliage. Lovely when planted in drifts. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

Magic Show White Wands is a Veronica, with pure white spikes appearing for several months from midsummer to late summer. Hardy to zone summer flower garden Magic Show® 'White Wands' - Spike Speedwell - Veronica hybrid Flower Garden, White Flowers, Plants, White Gardens, Garden Shrubs, Moon Garden, Perennials, Flowers, White Plants

Magic Show® 'White Wands' - Spike Speedwell - Veronica hybrid

This clean, white flowering Veronica forms an upright froth of white, perfect for a moonlit garden. Magic Show 'White Wands' blooms from mid thru late summer, hardy to zone 4.

Proven Winners - Color Spires® 'Crystal Blue' - Perennial Salvia - Salvia nemorosa blue cool sky blue plant details, information and resources. Purple Flowers, Salvia, Flowers Perennials, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Flower Spike, Perennials, Blue Plants, Perennial Shrubs

Color Spires® 'Crystal Blue' - Perennial Salvia - Salvia nemorosa

Color Spires 'Crystal Blue' is a colorful perennial that produces cool sky blue flower spikes atop the neatly mounded, aromatic foliage. Lovely when planted in drifts. Also attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, and hardy to zone 3.

Flower Garden 'Leading Lady Lilac' Bee Balm will bloom early in your garden, reaching a height of hardy to zone 3 too. Flower Garden, Purple Flowers, Bee Balm, Flowers Perennials, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Lilac, Purple Plants, Perennials

'Leading Lady Lilac' - Bee Balm - Monarda hybrid

'Leading Lady Lilac' Bee Balm will bloom early in your garden, reaching a height of 10-14", hardy to zone 3 too.

Add a burst of sunshine to your perennial garden with Decadence 'Lemon Meringue'. This baptisia is a vigorous native cultivar. Long, charcoal grey stems carry the cool lemon yellow flowers, producing an excellent floral display, reaching a height of Yellow Plants, Yellow Flowers, Indigo Plant, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Perennials, Flowers, Drought Tolerant Plants, Deer Resistant Perennials

Decadence® 'Lemon Meringue' - False Indigo - Baptisia hybrid

Add a burst of sunshine to your perennial garden with Decadence 'Lemon Meringue'. This baptisia is a vigorous native cultivar. Long, charcoal grey stems carry the cool lemon yellow flowers, producing an excellent floral display, reaching a height of 36", hardy to zone 4.

Proven Winners - 'Pardon My Cerise' - Bee Balm - Monarda didyma pink red dark cherry pink plant details, information and resources. Flower Garden, Flowers Perennials, Deer Resistant Plants, Plants, Garden Shrubs, Flowers, Bee Balm Plant, Drought Tolerant Plants, Deer Resistant Perennials

'Pardon My Cerise' - Bee Balm - Monarda didyma

This bee balm will keep the deer away with its strong fragrance and texture, while attracting pollinators to your yard. 'Pardon My Cerise' will reach 14" in height, a sweet plant with a bright color to tuck into the front of your landscape beds. Hardy to zone 4.

Color Spires Violet Riot is one of three colors in this perennial salvia series. This varieties provides vivid violet blue flower spikes atop the mounded, aromatic foliage. Lovely when planted in drifts. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Salvia, Planting Flowers, Plants, Garden, Cool Plants, Perennials, Shrubs, Container Gardening, Meadow Sage

Color Spires® 'Violet Riot' - Perennial Salvia - Salvia nemorosa

Color Spires 'Violet Riot' is a fragrant perennial salvia. You'll enjoy the vivid violet blue flower spikes that are especially lovely when this variety is planted in drifts. Hardy to zone 3, and will attract butterflies and hummingbirds.