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Animal Resistant Plants For Your Outdoor Space

July 9, 2015 by Wright Outdoor Solutions

Have you ever planted something, only to find that deer or rabbits demolished it overnight? Here at the Garden Center, we have many animals who attempt the same thing. We’ve pulled together a list of top animal resistant annuals and perennials so you can keep your plants safe from animal destruction. While they might not repel rabbits or deer, they have passed the resistance test.

With this extensive list, you are sure to find something you like!


  • Ageratum
  • Alyssum
  • Angelonia
  • Blue Victoria Salvia
  • Dusty Miller
  • Lantana
  • Lobelia
  • Marigolds
  • Red Salvia
  • Snapdragons
  • Verbena
  • Vinca
  • Zinnias


Perennials for Shade:

  • Anemone
  • Astilbe (pictured above)
  • Bergenia
  • Bleeding Hearts
  • Cimicifuga
  • Columbine
  • Ferns
  • Helleborus
  • Lady’s Mantle
  • Lamium


Perennials for Sun:

  • Aster
  • BeeBalm
  • Black-Eyed Susans
  • Campanula
  • Catmint
  • Daylily
  • Delphinium
  • Digitalis
  • False Indigo
  • Geraniums
  • Geum
  • Iris
  • Kniphofia
  • Lamb’s Ear
  • Lavender
  • Russian Sage
  • Salvia
  • Sedum
  • Veronica
  • Yarrow


Be sure to stop by the Garden Center to pick up the right plant for your current landscape. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff can help you find exactly what you’re looking for.