Deer Resistant Plants

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  • Salvia argentea Silver sage Z 5-7

    Large rosettes of the woolliest silver leaves

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    Salvia argentea Silver sage  Short-lived perennial  Z 5-7
    Magnificent rosettes of the woolliest silver leaves.

    Size: 2-4’ x 10"
    Care: Sun in well-drained soil. Drought tolerant
    Native: Europe & No. Africa around Mediterranean

    Collected before 1750. Liberty Hyde Bailey said its, “white woolly foliage makes it a very decorative plant.”(1935)

  • Salvia azurea, Blue sage Z 5-9

    Extraordinary sky blue blooms from August to October

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    Salvia azurea ‘Grandiflora’   Blue sage, Prairie sage    Z 5-9
    Extraordinary sky blue blooms from August to October on spikes 4-6′ high.

    Size: 4-6' x 24-36"
    Care: Sun, moist well-drained to well-drained soil
    Native: Southeastern U.S.
    Wildlife Value: attracts butterflies & hummingbirds

    William Robinson praised the Blue sage as “one of the finest (perennials from North America) in its flowers, borne as dense spikes of a beautiful pale blue during September and October.” American garden cultivation since 1700’s.

  • Salvia nemorosa Meadow sage, Balkan clary Z 5-7

    Purple/lavender spire dense with flowers June to September

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    Salvia nemorosa  Meadow sage, Balkan clary Z 5-7
    Purple/lavender spire dense with flowers June to September.

    Size: 36" x 24"
    Care: full sun in moist well-drained to well-drained soil - deadhead to promote rebloom. Drought tolerant.
    Native: Europe to Central Asia. Wildlife values: attracts butterflies & hummingbirds

    Salvia is from the Latin word salveo meaning “to heal” referring to the plant’s ancient medicinal uses. Collected before 1762.

  • Salvia nutans Nodding sage Z 5-8

    Nodding clumps of blue flowers over basal leaves, June-September

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    Nodding clumps of blue flowers over basal leaves, June-September

    Size: 3-4’ x 18”
    Care: full sun to part shade in moist, well-drained soil.
    Native: Balkans
    Wildlife Value: attracts bees & butterflies. Deer resistant.

    Collected before 1753. Introduced in 1780 by Chevalier Pallas. First grown in nursery of Joseph Knight, King’s Road, London. Pictured in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine Vol. 50, 1822.