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Deer Resistant Gardening: Sunny Deer resistant perennial borders    Karl Foerster Calamagrostis x3

Deer Resistant Gardening: Sunny Deer resistant perennial borders Karl Foerster Calamagrostis x3

Salvia (Sage) are long blooming, easy care, rabbit and deer resistant perennials. These plants are essential garden perennials for feeding honey bees and are a favorite of hummingbirds.

Salvia (Sage) are long blooming, easy care, rabbit and deer resistant perennials. These plants are essential garden perennials for feeding honey bees and are a favorite of hummingbirds.

Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial.  Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant.  Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susan’s for a vibrant garden. (Liatris spicata)

Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susan’s for a vibrant garden. (Liatris spicata)

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

10 Low-Maintenance Perennials

10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them.

Lamb's Ear (Stachys byzantina) 'Silver Carpet' | Rapidly spreading mat of soft, velvety silvery leaves, 3-6"H x 9-12"W, dry-medium, well drained soil, light afternoon shade in hot climates, drought tolerant, this cultivar rarely produces flower spikes, tends to rot in humid summers, z.4-8, may need to contain.

Lamb's Ear

Lamb's Ear (Stachys byzantina) 'Silver Carpet' | Rapidly spreading mat of soft, velvety silvery leaves, 3-6"H x 9-12"W, dry-medium, well drained soil, light afternoon shade in hot climates, drought tolerant, this cultivar rarely produces flower spikes, tends to rot in humid summers, z.4-8, may need to contain.

Deer-resistant perennials are plants Bambi likes less than others. But don't be lulled into a false sense of security: hungry deer will eat anything.

22 Deer-Resistant Perennials (They're Gorgeous Too!)

Deer-resistant perennials are plants Bambi likes less than others. But don't be lulled into a false sense of security: hungry deer will eat anything.

~Meadow Sage~ This deer-resistant perennial is easy to care for and rewards the beginning gardener with long-blooming deep purple flowers. It’s a favorite of hummingbirds and bees, and will become a favorite of yours, as it comes back year after year.

20 Plants That Survive With or Without You

~Meadow Sage~ This deer-resistant perennial is easy to care for and rewards the beginning gardener with long-blooming deep purple flowers. It’s a favorite of hummingbirds and bees, and will become a favorite of yours, as it comes back year after year.

Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Spurge) Perennial 4' ht., sun to part sun, may reseed but they are easily pulled out, deer-resistant, low water requirements.

Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Spurge) Perennial 4' ht., sun to part sun, may reseed but they are easily pulled out, deer-resistant, low water requirements.

Rose campion is unforgettable in full bloom because of its abundant hot-pink flowers. But before it puts on its floral show -- and after the flowers fade -- its silvery-gray leaves are ornamental on their own. Note: Rose campion can self-seed abundantly; some gardeners find it a bit of a pest once it's established. Name: Lychnis coronaria Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Plant Size: To 32 inches tall and 18 inches wide Zones: 4-8

Best Silver-Leaf Plants for Your Garden

Rose campion is unforgettable in full bloom because of its abundant hot-pink flowers. But before it puts on its floral show -- and after the flowers fade -- its silvery-gray leaves are ornamental on their own. Note: Rose campion can self-seed abundantly; some gardeners find it a bit of a pest once it's established. Name: Lychnis coronaria Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Plant Size: To 32 inches tall and 18 inches wide Zones: 4-8

Download deer resistant perennial flower charts with a right click on the link or image

Deer Resistant Perennial Flower Charts

Download deer resistant perennial flower charts with a right click on the link or image

Alchemilla mollis ‘Select’ "Lady's Mantle": for the shade garden , this is one tough-as-nails, clay-tolerant cookie,  Lovely dense mounds of velvety apple green scalloped leaves that make just about the easiest, most reliable edger for shade. Water droplets bead up.  About 1' tall in bloom and 1.5' across, I grow it in front of the shade-providing taller sun shrubs as well. If it ever looks tired, just shear it back hard and you'll have fresh new growth lickety split! Deer resistant.

Alchemilla mollis ‘Select’ "Lady's Mantle": for the shade garden , this is one tough-as-nails, clay-tolerant cookie, Lovely dense mounds of velvety apple green scalloped leaves that make just about the easiest, most reliable edger for shade. Water droplets bead up. About 1' tall in bloom and 1.5' across, I grow it in front of the shade-providing taller sun shrubs as well. If it ever looks tired, just shear it back hard and you'll have fresh new growth lickety split! Deer resistant.