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DEER-RESISTANT PLANT SPOTLIGHT

Borage

Borage

Deer won't go for the silvery-haired leaves covered in soft spines, but bees delight in the early feeding provided by the starry blue flowers. If you prefer a tidier growth habit, try zinnias. Photo credits: Jim Eklund/ARS

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Flower seed packets

Botanical Interests Deer-Resistant Flower Mix - Seeds

Eight varieties of deer-resistant annuals, such as alyssum, nasturtium, snapdragon, lavender, lupine, hollyhock, foxglove, black-eyed susan and cosmos.

'Truffula Pink'

Pink gumballs float above clumps of foliage

A hummingbird feeding on blue borage flowers

Borage

Deer won't go for the silvery-haired leaves covered in soft spines, but bees delight in the early feeding provided by the starry blue flowers. If you prefer a tidier growth habit, try zinnias. Photo credits: Jim Eklund/ARS

Inky dark foliage with glossy black fruits

'Onyx Red'

Inky dark foliage with glossy black fruits

Angelonia

Vertical flower spikes on a heat-tolerant annual

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