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Are blanket flowers deer resistant?

Last Updated: 9th March, 2020

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Gaillardia (Blanket Flower) is a long-blooming native wildflower that is easy-to-grow and provides ample nectar for butterflies. It's resistant to browsing rabbits and deer. Preferred growing conditions: Needs sandy/gravely and sandy loam type soils.

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Keeping this in consideration, do deer eat cone flowers?

The University of Vermont Cooperative Extension and Colorado State University Cooperative Extension list coneflowers as deer-resistant plants. The spiny center and the aroma of the plant generally render it unpalatable to a picky deer.

Likewise, are blanket flowers edible? Edible parts of Blanket Flower: The dried seeds can be ground into a powder then kneaded into seed butter and spread on bread.

Herein, what kind of flowers are deer resistant?

Daffodils, foxgloves, and poppies are common flowers that have a toxicity that deer avoid. Deer also turn their noses up at fragrant plants with strong scents. Herbs such as sages, ornamental salvias, and lavender, as well as flowers like peonies and bearded irises, are just “stinky” to deer.

Do deer eat petunias?

Deer will eat just about any plant if they are hungry enough, but certain plants are in more danger than others. Petunias (Petunia spp.) are not deer's favorite plants, but they are occasionally or frequently damaged if deer visit the yard.

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