Deer Resistant Sun Perennials for MD, DC & VA

Collection by Barbara Katz


Plants that normally are left alone by the average deer ...... however, no plant is ever truly safe !

Barbara Katz
 USED NATIVE PINK Achllea millefolium. Moonshine' yarrow is an outstanding selection with silver-gray foliage and flat topped flowers of lemon-yellow flowers that cover the plant all summer. A sterile, non-reseeding variety. Yarrow Plant, High Country Gardens, Front Yard Plants, Full Sun Perennials, Yellow Perennials, Achillea, Drought Tolerant Plants, Yellow Flowers, Top Flowers
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Moonshine Yarrow

We recommend Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea Moonshine) as one of the best garden perennials currently available. It can be used in both drought-resistant (xeric) gardens and perennial borders that receive an average amount of rain, as it is highly adaptable in its soil and water needs. Moonshine Yarrow's distinctive silver-gray foliage is a fine backdrop for the lemon-yellow flower clusters that keep coming all summer, as long as you deadhead. This is a well-behaved variety. It is sterile…

Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’ (golden hakone grass, Japanese forest grass).love the shaggy-ness of it! Prefers part shade. Shade Perennials, Flowers Perennials, Shade Plants, Shade Garden, Garden Plants, Rockery Garden, Garden Grass, Fruit Garden, House Plants
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Hakonechloa All Gold -- Bluestone Perennials

Hakonechloa - All Gold (Golden Hakone Grass, Japanese Forest Grass)

Colorful Shade Tolerant Plants A shade garden isn’t doomed to dreary, colorless choices. Today’s shade tolerant plants are more colorful than ever. Hosta Gardens, Garden Shrubs, Shade Garden, Garden Plants, Garden Landscaping, Patio Gardens, Landscaping Ideas, Shade Tolerant Plants, Shade Perennials
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Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash -- Bluestone Perennials

Brightest raspberry and deep purple blossoms on upright heavily spotted lance-like leaves. Chosen for its intense color, upright habit and profuse flowering. An outstanding addition to Lungwort – excellent plants for shade gardens. The flowers of Pulmonaria are pretty, but it is also prized for wonderfully patterned foliage. Foliage remains attractive all season. Mounding habit will spread to make a beautiful display. Pulmonaria tolerate morning sun, but need afternoon shade to avoid leaf…

Anemone Honorine Jobert — Bluestone Perennials 15 Bee Friendly Perennials to Make Your Garden Buzz Anemone Honorine Jobert Or Windflower Full Sun Perennials, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Shade Perennials, Flowers Garden, Elegant Flowers, White Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Exotic Flowers
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Anemone Honorine Jobert -- Bluestone Perennials

Anemone Honorine Jobert (Japanese Anemone, Windflower)

Nepeta Walker's Low -- Bluestone Perennials - zones full sun to mostly sunny, bloom early summer to late summer, H sp apart, soil (normal, sandy) pot size square x deep (note refer to page for cutting back to promote reblooming.

Nepeta Walker's Low -- Bluestone Perennials

An outstanding 2007 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. Named for a garden, not for its size, as it grows to 30". Lovely blue violet flowers accent the tangy aromatic grey green foliage. Its long season of bloom and carefree habit make Nepeta Walker's Low shine when placed with Coreopsis and Hemerocallis. Engulfed in flowers! Seeds are sterile.

Anchusa Dropmore -- Bluestone Perennials, south side of house

Anchusa Dropmore -- Bluestone Perennials

Anchusa - Dropmore (Italian Bugloss, Alkanet)

Blanket Flower – Gaillardia aristata, commonly known as Blanket Flower, is a valued plant because of its very long bloom season. Blanket Flowers are valuable for their very long season of bloom. The Arizona Sun cultivar will bloom extensively even… Full Sun Perennials, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Perennial Flowers For Shade, Perennial Plant, Shade Plants, Outdoor Plants, Garden Plants, Outdoor Gardens
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Gaillardia Arizona Sun -- Bluestone Perennials

Large fiery orange red blossoms of Arizona Sun are tipped by a ring of rich flame yellow. Forms a neat mound of lance-shaped, grayish-green leaves. Near end of season, leave spent flower heads for seed to attract goldfinches. An All-American Selections Award Winner 2005.

Aquilegia Songbird Cardinal-Type: Perennials Height: Medium Spacing: Plant apart Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Early Summer Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady Zones: Find Your Zone Beautiful Gardens, Beautiful Flowers, Shade Garden Plants, Backyard Plants, Columbine Flower, Gardening Zones, Climbing Vines, Hardy Perennials, Flowering Vines
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Aquilegia Songbird Cardinal -- Bluestone Perennials

Aquilegia - Songbird Cardinal (Columbine)

Achillea 'Moonshine', Nepeta | by GARDEN LECTURES Rose Companion Plants, Companion Planting, White Gardens, Farm Gardens, Cottage Garden Plants, Herb Garden, Prairie Garden, Achillea, Sun Perennials
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Achillea 'Moonshine', Nepeta

Eryngium Big Blue Finally found one 4 inch pot at Cambria Garden Nursery. Hope I can keep it alive. Best Perennials, Flowers Perennials, Full Sun Perennials, Herbaceous Perennials, Horticulture, Full Sun Plants, Blue Plants, Sea Holly, Garden Nursery
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Eryngium Big Blue -- Bluestone Perennials

A larger Sea Holly with arresting electric blue flowers that will reach 4" across. Eryngium Big Blue has intense blue color that extends down the stems and holds well when dried. Green spiky foliage. A Blooms of Bressingham variety selected for outstanding qualities, reliable growing performance and stunning beauty.

Moonbeam (Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed) Coreopsis Moonbeam - pretty and deer resistant!Coreopsis Moonbeam - pretty and deer resistant! Sun Garden, Garden Shrubs, Garden Slug, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Part Sun Perennials, Flower Garden Design, Blooming Plants, Gardens

Coreopsis Moonbeam -- Bluestone Perennials

1993 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. Freely produced soft yellow flowers are a charming addition to your sunny garden. Flowers appear singly on short stalks continuously blooming from early summer right into fall. The dainty, finely-cut foliage adds texture and an interesting contrast to surrounding perennials. Coreopsis spread slowly but surely and can be used in a naturalized planting on a sunny bank or in the traditional border. Coreopsis Moonbeam is lovely paired with…

Phlox Blue-Type: Perennials Height: Short Spacing: Plant Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer Sun-Shade: Full Sun Zones: Find Your Zone blooming Perennials maintenance Perenni Zone 4 Perennials, Full Sun Perennials, Shade Perennials, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Flowering Ground Cover Perennials, Flowers Garden, Phlox Flowers, Lavender Flowers
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Phlox Blue -- Bluestone Perennials

Captivating clear blue-lavender flowers blanket the evergreen needle-like foliage of Phlox Blue. The glossy dark green foilage has a wonderful compact growing habit. Will cascade beautifully over a rock wall or down a slope. Blooming in mid-spring, it pairs nicely near bulbs.

 Height: Medium (Plant apart) Bloom Time: Late Summer to Fall Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade. Landscaping Plants, Garden Plants, Balcony Plants, Landscaping Ideas, Potpourri, Yellow Daisies, Flowers Perennials, Yellow Perennials, Herbaceous Perennials

Rudbeckia Goldsturm -- Bluestone Perennials

Rudbeckia Goldsturm - Common name:Brown Eyed Susan - Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year 1999. Dazzling mounds of yellow flowers with a deep brown center. Rudbeckia Goldsturm is very long blooming. It is unbothered by insects or drought. A group of Rudbeckia Goldsturm is a must in every garden! Mid summer blooming, thru fall. Very popular with good reason.

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Geum Totally Tangerine -- Bluestone Perennials

Geum - Totally Tangerine (Avens)

Lobelia siphilitica Blue Selection Blue Cardinal Flower Height: Medium / Plant apart Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade Zones: Get Your Zone Soil Condition: Normal, Clay Flower Color / Accent: Blue / Blue Large Flowers, Purple Flowers, Top Flowers, Pretty Flowers, Spring Flowers, White Flowers, Gardening For Beginners, Gardening Tips, Gardening Quotes
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Lobelia Blue Selection -- Bluestone Perennials

Lobelia - Blue Selection (Blue Cardinal Flower)

Miss Molly - Butterfly Bush - Buddleia - Garden Height: 48 - 60 Inches Spacing Maximum: 72 Inches Spread: 48 - 60 Inches Flower Colors: Pink Plant Needs Light Requirement: Sun Blooms On: New Wood Bloom Time: Summer through Fall

Buddleia Miss Molly -- Bluestone Perennials

Good golly! A glowing magenta Butterfly Bush. Bright purple/red tones on this shrub will be more pronounced in the South; slightly deeper red tones in the north. Blooms are especially attractive to hummingbirds. Compact mounded habit of silvery-green foliage is deer resistant. Proven Winners®; selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. Butterfly Bushes are quite drought tolerant once established in the landscape.