Deer won't eat daffodils, what else?

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Deer won't eat daffodils, what else?

Post by Robert Roxb » Sat, 08 May 1993 20:22:08



....at least they leave the daffodils, and narscissus,
until last.  What else to they avoid?
 
 
 

Deer won't eat daffodils, what else?

Post by Christopher Linds » Tue, 11 May 1993 15:31:06


Quote:

>....at least they leave the daffodils, and narscissus,
>until last.  What else to they avoid?

        Here's a list that I posted a while back; it just lists the genera,
but if you need more details, I'd be happy to supply them...

        Acanthus                        Kniphofia
        Aconitum                        Leucojum
        Agave                           Lirioe
        Allium                          Lychnis coronaria
        Amaryllis                       Melianthus
        Artemisia                       Melissa
        Arum                            Melittis
        Arundo                          Mentha
        Astilbe                         Mirabilis
        Campanula                       Myosotis
        Carex                           Nepeta
        Centaurea                       Origanum
        Ceratostigma                    Paeonia
        Chrysanthemum maximum           Papaver
        Cortaderia                      Phormium
        Crinum                          Polygonatum
        Crocosmia                       Potentilla
        Dicentra                        Pulmonaria
        Digitalis                       Romneya
        Epimedium                       Rudbeckia
        Euphorbia                       Saliva
        Ferns                           Satureja
        Festuca glauca                  Scabiosa
        Filipendula                     Sisyrinchium
        Gaillardia                      Tellima
        Geranium                        Thalictrum
        Gerbera                         Tiarella
        Gunnera                         Trillium
        Helianthus                      Veratrum
        Helichrysum                     Vinca
        Hosta                           Iris

Hope that answers your question, at least a little bit...

Chris

Christopher Lindsey -- Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Univ. of Illinois

 
 
 

Deer won't eat daffodils, what else?

Post by Jerry Youn » Thu, 13 May 1993 22:11:12



Quote:

>....at least they leave the daffodils, and narscissus,
>until last.  What else to they avoid?

There's also a good list in the Sunset Western Garden Guide. Don't know
how hard it might be to find that in Maine. It is the most Xeroxed page
in my copy here in Austin, TX.

Jerry