Deer Resistant Plants

These plants listed we consider to be the best for deer resistance in and around Morristown, NJ, however, they are not Deer Proof. Click here to open a copy to keep. We can help you plan a deer proof landscape or awesome perennial border.

Annuals

Sun Perennials

Shade Perennials

Ageratum

Allium (Fall Bulb)

Astilbe

Allysum

Artemesia

Bleeding Heart

Bacopa

Catmint

Bugloss

Begonia, Wax Type

Coreopsis

Daffodil (Fall Bulb)

Celosia

Cranesbill

Epemedium

Cleome

Evening Primrose

Ferns

Cosmos

Frittiliaria (Fall Bulb)

Hellebore

Dusty Miller

Foxglove

Jacob’s Ladder

Lantana

Iris

Japanese Forrest Grass

Salvia (primarily blue)

Joe Pye Weed

Lamium

Snapdragon

Lamb’s Ear

Ligularia

Straw Flower

Lamium

Monkshood

Vinca, Flowering

Lavender

Sedges

Zinnia

Liatris

Sweet Woodruff 

Licorice Vine

Peony

Tiarella  (Foam Flower)

Vinca Vine

Poppy

Pachysandra

Ornamental Grasses

Russian Sage

Myrtle (Periwinkle)

Dracena (Spike)

Salvia

 

 

Turtlehead

 

 

Salvia

 

 

Yarrow

 

 

Ornamental Grasses 

 

Deciduous Shrubs

Evergreen Shrubs

Evergreen Trees

Barberry

Boxwood

TIER 1 (nearly PROOF)

Bayberry

Cherry Laurel

Norway Spruce

Butterfly Bush

Helleri Japanese Holly

Blue Spruce

California Privet

Japanese Black Pine

American Holly

Cotoneaster

Juniper

TIER 2 (Resistant)

Itea

Leucothoe

Serbian Spruce

Kerria

Mugo Pine

Western Arborvitae

Leatherleaf Viburnum

Japanese Pieris

Leyland Cypress

Potentilla

PJM Rhododenron

White Pine

Scotch Broom

Olga Rhododendron

Dragon Lady Holly

Smoke Bush

Japanese Skimmia

Cryptomeria

Spirea

Spruce (dwarf types)

TIER 3 (Low Pressure)

Witchhazel

Cryptomeria (dwarf)

Canadian Hemlock

Honeysuckle - Vine

Himilayan Sarcacocca

Upright Junipers

Trumpet Vine - Vine

Viburnum (Leatherleaf)

San Jose Holly

Climbing Hydrangea - Vine

 Barberry (Evergreen Types)

Southern Magnolia