Deer Resistant landscaping
Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the Northeast Virginia Bluebells A native wildflower through eastern North America. In spring clusters of true-blue flowers. By midsummer, it goes dormant (plant w/partner like epimedium or lungwort), but it's worth it for the weeks of bloom and DEER AVOID IT. Plant Name: Mertensia pulmonarioides Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 2 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 3-7
Why boxwood?? are deer resistant. are easy to maintain, most require little pruning. are versatile, many grow in both shade and sun. are long lived, they offer permanence in the landscape. fill multiple design needs with many shapes, sizes, and growth rates. are drought tolerant. From Saunders Brothers
Spice Girl® - Korean Spice Viburnum - Viburnum carlesii. Part sun to sun. Deer resistant. Want more fragrance in your garden? Try a Korean Spice Viburnum! If you're not familiar with this type, you are in for a treat - it's one of the sweetest scented hardy shrubs. Spice Girl viburnum is hardy to USDA zone 4 and bears tons of deliciously fragrant pink flower clusters.
Spice Girl® Korean Spice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii
Hellebore, Phoenix Very early blooms in unique apple green and rose. Burpee Exclusive In late winter, blooms emerge from barren ground, a prelude to spring. Clean, rich green, nicely lobed leaves are very attractive through the seasons. Hellebores make excellent ground covers and are deer resistant. lifecycle: Perennial Sun: Full/maybe part shade Height & Spread: 18-24 inches Uses: Beds, Cut Flowers Bloom Season: Spring and winter
Shade Plant - Japanese Pieris This evergreen shrub with dark foliage and fragrant flower clusters is very effective as a landscape accent, mass planting, or combined with azalea and rhododendron. Leaves turn bronze with cold weather. Adapts to full sun or shade. Prefers acid (sour) to slightly alkaline (sweet) soil. Deer resistant.