Deer-Resistant Plants for the Woodland Garden

Dame's Rocket

Bergenia (Bergenia sp.)
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
*Bugbane (Cimicifuga racemosa)
Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea)
*Dame's Rocket (Hesperis matronalis)
*Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia)
Forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica)
Fringed Bleeding Heart (Dicentra eximia)
*Ginger (Asarum sp.)
*Hay-scented Fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula)
*Hellebore (Helleborus sp.)
*Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum)
Interrupted Fern (Osmunda claytoniana)
*Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium caeruleum)
*Lobelia (not L. cardinalis) (Lobelia sp.)
*Lungwort (Pulmonaria sp.)
*Ostrich Fern (Struthiopteris)
Royal Fern (Osmunda regalis)
*Spiderwort (Tradescantia sp.)
*Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum)
*Wood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis)

* These plants are very deer-resistant; all others show moderate resistance.

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