Deer Resistant Plants! · Perennial

Sanguisorba officinalis

Scientific name: Sanguisorba officinalis Family: ROSACEAE Common names: “Greater burnet” “Burnet bloodwort” Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennial Conditions: Zone: 4-8 Light: Full sun best – part shade Exposure: Exposed Soil: Fertile soil Moisture: Evenly moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: 2-3′ H & W Leaf and Stem shape: Pinnate leaves with rounded or oblong leaflets Flower: Maroon flowers in… Continue reading Sanguisorba officinalis

Deer Resistant Plants! · Fragrant Flowers · Groundcover · Perennial

Convallaria majalis

Scientific name: Convallaria majalis Family: ASPARGACEAE Common names: “Lily of the valley” “May lily” “Our Lady’s tears” “May bells” Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Conditions: Zone: 3-8 Light: Part – full shade Exposure: Sheltered Soil: Fertile loamy clay Moisture: Moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: H 6-8″ W 8-12″ – groundcover Leaf and Stem shape: Wide linear… Continue reading Convallaria majalis

Attracts Hummingbirds! · Beneficial Insects! · Bulbs · Deer Resistant Plants! · Drought Resistance · Mediterranean · Perennial

Nectaroscordum siculum

Scientific name: Nectaroscordum siculum Synonym: Allium nectaracsardium , Allium siculum, Allium siculum subsp. dioscoridis, Allium bulgaricum Family: ALLIACEAE Common names: “Sicilian honey garlic” “Bulgarian honey garlic” “Mediterranean bells” “Honey lily” Plant Type: Perennial bulb Conditions: Zone: 5-8 Light: Full sun – part shade Exposure: Exposed or sheltered Soil: Any well drained, sandy mix Moisture: Well drained, drought tolerant once established Aesthetic: Plant Size: H… Continue reading Nectaroscordum siculum

Attracts Hummingbirds! · Deer Resistant Plants! · Drought Resistance · Fragrant Flowers · Mediterranean · Perennial

Iris germanica

Scientific name: Iris germanica Synonym: Iris mesopotamica, Iris ‘Florentina’ blue Family: IRIDACEAE Common names: “bearded iris” “common German flag” “common iris” “orris root” Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Conditions: Zone: 3-10 Light: Full sun Exposure: Sheltered Soil:Alkaline, sandy loam, doesn’t like clay Moisture: Well drained, dry, needs to dry out in the summer Aesthetic: Plant Size: H 2-3′ W 1-2′ Leaf and… Continue reading Iris germanica

Deer Resistant Plants! · Shrub · Tree · Weeds & Invasive Plants

Ilex aquifolium

Scientific name: Ilex aquifolium Family: AQUIFOLIACEAE Common names: “Holly” “English holly” “holm” “hulst” “hulver” Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen shrub or tree Conditions: Zone: 7-9 Light: Full sun – partial shade, less fruit in deeper shade Exposure: Exposed or sheltered Soil: Acidic humus rich soil Moisture: Evenly moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: H 30-50′ W 15-25′… Continue reading Ilex aquifolium

Deer Resistant Plants! · Drought Resistance · Grass · Perennial

Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’

Scientific name: Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’ Synonym: Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ Family: POACEAE Common names: “Japanese blood grass” “Cogon grass” ” Plant Type: Deciduous perennial grass Conditions: Zone: 5-9 Light: Full sun – part shade, will grow in full shade Exposure: Sheltered or exposed Soil: Average, enjoys fertile humus rich, handles clay and poor soils Moisture: Moist well drained, drought tolerant… Continue reading Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’

Conifer · Deer Resistant Plants! · Tree

Sciadopitys verticillata

Scientific name: Sciadopitys verticillata Family: SCIADOPITYACEAE Common names: “Koyamaki” “Japanese umbrella pine” “parasol pine” Plant Type: Conifer tree Conditions: Zone: 5-8 Light: Full sun – part shade Exposure: Sheltered Soil: Acidic – neutral Moisture: Moist well drained Aesthetic: Plant Size: H 60′ W 12-24′ , slow growing Leaf and Stem shape: Dense whorls of dark green, linear leaves… Continue reading Sciadopitys verticillata