Suggestions

Asked June 27, 2018, 8:35 AM EDT

I am looking for perennials that are deer resistant, do well in the shade and are resilient (grow well even with competing plants.) I currently have hydrangeas and Lungwort (Pulmonaria) in the area. Thank you for your suggestions.

Howard County Maryland plant selection shade deer resistant

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Here are some suggestions; Helleborus; Golden groundsel; epimedium; native ferns, especially hay scented, Christmas fern and sensitive fern; alleghany pachysandra (native), bottlebrush grass, woodland sunflower, astilbe, Pa Sedge, and Itea.

Here is our groundcover list and deer resistant ornamentals
http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/flowers/groundcovers
http://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/non_HGIC_F...

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