Cincinnati’s Best-Tested Deer-Resistant Plants

All Cincinnati gardeners know how pesky deer can be! Dr. Roxanne Male-Brune of Ohio University spent three years testing plants for their resistance to deer grazing. Here are 10 of our favorite deer-resistant plants from her list of over 500. The full list can be found at Gardening in Deer Country’s website

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Belamcanda chinensis (Blackberry Lily)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ (Golden Creeping Jenny)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Adenophora bulleyana (Lady Bells)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Helleborus orientalis (Lenten Rose)
Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Aconitum napellus ‘Album’ (Monkshood)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Agastache aurantiaca ‘Apricot Sprite’ (Orange Hummingbird Mint)

Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Stachys coccinea (Scarlet Hedge Nettle)
Cincinnati's Best Deer-Resistant Plants
Iris foetidissima (Stinking Iris)

2016-01-13T19:52:14+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Lawn and Garden|

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