What Are Some Deer-Resistant Annuals?


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Deer-resistant annuals include marigold, dusty miller, vinca, snow-on-the-mountain, petunias and cosmos. Begonia, snapdragon, ornamental pepper, forget-me-not, sweet asylum, false chamomile, poppy, heliotrope, angel's trumpet, flowering tobacco and anise are also deer-resistant

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The diamond frost euphorbia is a plant that can tolerate direct sunlight and partially shaded areas, and it is most notable for its delicate, white blossoms. The garden speedwell grows tubular blossoms and varies by color. The lemon bee balm produces a scent of mint and lemon and grows well in properly drained sandy soil.

The South African foxglove is a plant that emits a nut-like fragrance and fares well against drought. The coleus grows in warm areas, but it grows best in partial sunlight. It is a plant grown for its leaves rather than its blossoms. Butterflies flock to the coleus and it flourishes in potted containers.

The bluebird delphinium is noteworthy for its stark, blue flowers with a white center. The plant grows in clumps and requires drained soil with abundant nutrients. The zinnia plant is another annual that grows in clumps. Zinnia has flower heads that come single, semi-double and double, and the flowers bloom a variety of flower colors, including red, yellow, orange, purple and pink. The salvia is also referred to as the scarlet sage. It is a plant that grows white, red or blue blossoms.

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