Daffodils may be one of the most well-known deer-resistant plants and they are a welcome burst of happy color after winter. The daffodil is poisonous to deer so you can plant bulbs in the fall and expect to see blooms spring after spring.
The gorgeous Peony can cause ugly stomach distress for a deer. This may not be great for them, but it’s wonderful for the long term outlook of your yard since peonies take several years to grow into their grand blossoms.
Usually deer are drawn to evergreen plants, but if you plant Boxwood shrubs they will stay away. The boxwood leaves contain alkaloids, something that not only tastes bad to the deer, but can also harm them.
If deer visit your yard and snack on your landscape, give these plants a try! Not only are they beautiful, but they will stay right where they are and last all season long.
Daffodil image courtesy of publicdomainpictures.net
Peony image courtesy of staticflickr.com
Boxwood image courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org
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