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Deer Resistant Plants


You know hDeer Resistant Plants at Youngsow it is... You spend hours planting, weeding, watering and caring for your plants. Then you come out one morning and where there used to be a budding plant is a gnawed off stump.

Deer Safe Plant List
Don't get discouraged. There's something you can do to prevent the deer from constantly destroying your yard. Over the past 30 years Youngs Garden Center has benn recommending deer-resistant plants to gardeners in the Roseburg area.

Youngs has compiled the list below of gardener's favorite deer resistant plants to aide you in choosing the best plant for your yard. At bottom are links to longer, more exhaustive plant lists.

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Annuals

Alyssum

Begonia

Gazanias

Impatients

Alyssum Begonia Gazanias Impatients

Lantana

Marigolds

Moss Rose (Portulaca)

Potato Vine

Lantana Marigolds * Moss Rose (Portulaca) Potato Vine

Salvia

Sunflower

Verbena

Zinnias

Salvia Sunflower Verbena Zinnias
* Safe in some yards, damaged by deer in others

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Bulbs

Anemone

Calla Lily

Cannas

Crocus

Anemone Calla Lily Cannas
Crocus

Daffodils (Narcissus)

Dahlia

Gladiolus

Tulip

Daffodils (Narcissus)
Dahlia
Gladiolus *
Tulip *
* Safe in some yards, damaged by deer in others

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Grasses

Carex

Feather Grass (Stipa)

Fescue

Flax (Phormium)

Carex
Feather Grass (Stipa)
Fescue
Flax (Phormium)

Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

Miscanthus

Mondo Grass

Pampas Grass

Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)
Miscanthus
Mondo Grass
Pampas Grass

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Ground Covers

Ajuga

Arabis

Blue Star Creeper

Cotoneaster

Ajuga
Arabis
Blue Star Creeper
Cotoneaster

Creeping Phlox

Kinnikinnick

Lithodora

Creeping Rosemary

Creeping Phlox
Kinnikinnick
Lithodora
Creeping Rosemary

Sedum

St. John's Wort

Sweet Woodruff

Vinca

Sedum
St. John's Wort
Sweet Woodruff
Vinca

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Herbs - actually repel deer

Catnip & Catmint (Nepeta)

Chives

Garlic

Lavender

Catnip & Catmint (Nepeta)
Chives
Garlic - regular & Society
Lavender

Oregano

Rosemary

Sage (Salvia)

Thyme

Oregano
Rosemary
Sage (Salvia)
Thyme

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Perennials

Agapanthus

Armeria

Artichoke

Astilbe

Agapanthus
Armeria
Artichoke
Astilbe

Bee Balm (Monarda)

Bleeding Heart

Campanula - all varieties

Candytuft

Bee Balm (Monarda) *
Bleeding Heart
Campanula - all varieties
Candytuft *

Canterbury Bells

Chrysanthemum

Coreopsis

Cranesbill Geranium

Canterbury Bells
Chrysanthemum
Coreopsis
Cranesbill Geranium

Creeping Phlox

Daisies

Daylily

Delphinium

Creeping Phlox
Daisies - English, Shasta, etc.
Daylily *
Delphinium

Dianthus

Echinacea

Fern

 Foxglove

Dianthus
Echinacea
Fern
Foxglove

Gaillardia

Gloriosa Daisy (Rudbeckia)

Helianthemum (Sunrose)

Hellebores

Gaillardia
Gloriosa Daisy (Rudbeckia)
Helianthemum (Sunrose)
Hellebores

Hosta

Lavender

Liatris

Lithodora

Hosta
Lavender
Liatris
Lithodora

Lobelia Cardinalis

Lupine

Penstemon

Peony

Lobelia Cardinalis
Lupine
Penstemon
Peony

Poppy (Iceland & Oriental)

Potentilla

Red Hot Poker

Rosemary
Poppy (Iceland & Oriental)
Potentilla
Red Hot Poker
Rosemary

Russian Sage

Salvia (Meadowsage)

Saxifraga

Scabiosa

Russian Sage
Salvia (Meadowsage)
Saxifraga
Scabiosa

Sedum

Verbena

Veronica

Viola

Sedum
Verbena
Veronica
Viola

Wallflower

Yarrow

   
Wallflower
Yarrow
   
* Safe in some yards, damaged by deer in others

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Shrubs

Abelia

Barberry

Boxwood

 Broom - Lydia

Abelia
Barberry
Boxwood
Broom - Lydia

Cotoneaster

Rock Daphne

Winter Daphne

Escallonia

Cotoneaster
Rock Daphne
Winter Daphne
Escallonia

Forsythia

Heather (Calluna vul. & Erica)

Juniper

Lavatera

Forsythia
Heather (Calluna vul. & Erica)
Juniper
Lavatera

Lilac

Mexican Orange

Mugho Pine

Pieris

Lilac
Mexican Orange
Mugho Pine
Pieris

Potentilla

Rhododendrons

Rockrose (Cistus)

Snowball Bush

Potentilla
Rhododendrons * (Not Azaleas!)
Rockrose (Cistus)
Snowball Bush

Spirea

 Sumac

Viburnum - all varieties

Windmill Palm

Spirea
Sumac
Viburnum - all varieties
Windmill Palm
* Safe in some yards, damaged by deer in others

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Trees

Cedar Tree

Douglas Fir

False Cypress (Chamaecyparis)

Fig - Edible

Cedar
Douglas Fir *
False Cypress (Chamaecyparis)
Fig - Edible

Japanes Maple

Magnolia

Mimosa (Silk)

Pine Tree

Japanes Maple *
Magnolia *
Mimosa (Silk)
Pine

Smoke Tree

Spruce Tree

Sweetgum

Vine Maple

Smoke Tree
Spruce
Sweetgum
Vine Maple
* Safe in some yards, damaged by deer in others

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Vines

Carolina Jessamine

Evergreen Clematis

Clematis - Summer Blooming

Honeysuckle

Carolina Jessamine
Evergreen Clematis
Clematis - Summer Blooming
Honeysuckle

Jasmine - Pink

Morning Glory

Star Jasmine

Wisteria

Pink Jasmine
Morning Glory
Star Jasmine
Wisteria

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