Maryland Deer Resistant Plants and Repellants
Deer Feeding Habits, Maryland Cooperative Extension
Less Palatable Landscape Plants, Maryland Dept.
Perennials: Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’, season-long color, drought tolerance once established, and deer, rabbit and pest resistance.
The Maryland state flower, the Rudbeckia daisy, is seldom damaged by deer according to the School of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers. Also the black-eyed Susan
Annuals and Perenials: bachelor button, begonia, bleeding heart, coral bells, dahlia, daffodils, hyacinths, irises, lavender, marigold, mountain bells, Russian sage, snap dragons, spiderwort, turtlehead, .
Trees and shrubs: barbery, beautybush, butterfly bush, cinquefoil, Japanes cherry, Japanese garden juniper, lilac, magnolia,weeping willow, wintergreen barberry
Ground Cover: Liriope muscari and Liriope spicata, good ground cover. Deer may nibble, saving you the trouble of cutting old growth.
Deer Repellents, Howard County August 10, 2011 Green Central Station
Howard County’s Stream ReLeaf program...provides native plant material to homeowners whose property is within 75 feet of a stream....a tree shelter will be provided as well. For those plants that cannot be sheltered [from deer], a combination of tablets and a spray will be used. ....For more information...visit our website. If you believe your property qualifies, contact Megan Handshu at email@example.com or (410) 313‑6205.
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