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Rabbit and Deer resistant plants.

16th March 2018 | Planting Advice

Planting advice.

 

Deer and rabbits can be a real problem for many gardens not just damaging your plants but hurting your inspiration and energy levels for gardening at all. Not to mention hurting your pocket!

Below is a list of plants that are usually deer and rabbit resistant. I say this because if we have had a particularly cold or snowy winter a hungry deer/rabbit will eat anything!

Shrubs

  • Aucuba Jap Variegata
  • Azalea
  • Berberis Thunbergia
  • Buddleia
  • Buxus Sempervirens
  • Ceanothus
  • Cistus
  • Cornus
  • Cotneaster
  • Daphne
  • Deutzia
  • elaeagnus
  • Euonymus
  • Fatsia
  • Gaultheria
  • Hebe
  • Hypericum Hydrangea
  • Ilex
  • Laurel (Prunus)
  • Ligustrum (Privet)
  • Lonicera
  • Mahonia aquifolium
  • Oleria
  • Philadelphus
  • Rhododendron
  • Rhus
  • Ribes
  • Rosa Rugosa and Alba
  • Skimmia
  • Viburnum Opulus
  • Viburnum tinus
  • Vinca

Herbaceous

  • Acanthus
  • Acontium
  • Agapanthus
  • Agastache
  • Alchemilla Mollis
  • Anemone
  • Anthemis
  • Aquilega
  • Astilbe
  • Bergenia
  • Epimedium
  • Eryngium
  • Euphorbia
  • Geranium
  • Geum
  • Grasses
  • Iris
  • Kniphofia
  • Lupin
  • Lychnis
  • Phormium
  • Rosemary
  • Salvia

 

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