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Seeds : Deer Resistant

Seeds : Deer Resistant

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Bee Balm / Oswego Tea Monarda didyma

Bee Balm / Oswego Tea
(Monarda didyma)

A bright cheerful tough native perennial that is easy to care for and needs little maintenance established. Growing to 4 feet in height it is crowned by masses of blossoms in mid summer. Likes full sun to partial shade with a moist soil. Deer and rabbits don?t eat it because of its spicy mint like foliage which makes an excellent tea and gives Earl gray tea its flavor. Will spread quite quickly once established and produce masses of flowers for many years. Ideal for many garden settings, good in meadows, borders or individual plantings.

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Blazing Stars / Gayfeather Liatris spicata

Blazing Stars / Gayfeather
(Liatris spicata)

A really lovely native perennial wildflower with tall stiff stems of bright purple flowers. It needs full sun and prefers poor soil. Once established needs virtually no maintenance or care. Fairly drought tolerant for short periods but does better with some weekly watering if there is no rain. It makes an excellent cut flower and its nectar-rich flowers are a favorite with butterflies and hummingbirds. Will flower in second year from seed, after which clumps will increase in size yearly.

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Blessed Thistle Cnicus benedictus

Blessed Thistle
(Cnicus benedictus)

A really easy plant to grow, makes a good low border plant or annual ground cover. Once established it fairly drought tolerant but will not produce a lush crop of leaves if not watered. Its fairly deer proof due to the prickly/downy leaves. The sprawling habit and unusual yellow flowers make it an interesting plant although not particularly showy. Will flower until the first hard frost. The leaves are edible, so are the roots, and it's a good herbal plant. Its not quite a sow and forget it plant but its fairly close.

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Catnip - Lemon Nepeta cataria ssp. citriodora

Catnip - Lemon
(Nepeta cataria ssp. citriodora)

If you like the look of catnip and the pretty flowers but don't like the aroma then this plant is for you. It has the same appearance and very similar flowers which will bloom from early summer until the frost knocks it down for the winter. A tough little perennial that will flower from seed in the first year and comes back year after year. Needs little care and not as much water as most mints. It likes full sun but will deal with partial shade and is not fussy about the soil type provided it is well drained. Deer and Rabbit proof! Cats don't seem to like it much either. They ignore our plants but will totally destroy normal catnip. We don't recommend you grow this for your cat, they might not like it.

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Catnip / Catmint Nepeta cataria

Catnip / Catmint
(Nepeta cataria)

A perennial plant that is easy to grow and needs very little care once established. Fairly drought tolerant and does not spread out as many plants in the mint family do. Has fairly showy white flower stalks that will bloom from early summer until the frost. Lots of leaves which make it look exotic. Deer and rabbits don't eat it. However cats do and will destroy quite large plants if they can. Butterflies and bees love the flowers.

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Chives -Garlic Allium tuberosum

Chives -Garlic
(Allium tuberosum)

Allium tuberosum from seed. Flat thick grass like leaves with a rich garlic flavor, more powerful than regular chives. In summer a thick stalk bearing a profusion of small white flowers in a cluster rise up to two feet above the plant. Both leaves and flowers can be eaten. Seed heads can be dried and used in flower arrangements. Easy to grow and little care once established.

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Chocolate Flower Berlandiera lyrata

Chocolate Flower
(Berlandiera lyrata)

Essential plant for the chocolate lover. This north American native perennial has pretty bright yellow daisy flower are slightly larger than a quarter with chocolate colored centers, dark red striped under petals and a rich chocolate aroma. Likes full sun but will grow on poor soil with little water. Easy to grow and takes little care once established. Edible flowers!

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Cockscomb Flamingo Celosia spicata

Cockscomb Flamingo
(Celosia spicata)

Really easy, stunning heavily branched annual with tall rose pink flower spikes. Each spike is made up of small flowers that flower from the bottom up and keep getting longer and longer as the season progresses. If planted early flower spikes can reach over a foot in length by time the frost arrives.

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Cockscomb Kurume Celosia cristata

Cockscomb Kurume
(Celosia cristata)

Really easy to grow these Stunning annuals with rich velvety flower heads that can grow as large as 10" across! Mix of magenta, mahogany-red, burgundy, bright rose, scarlet, and yellow. Held up on thick stiff stems which can branch off at sides producing even more flower head below the large massive central one. Needs full sun and some water for best development.

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Epazote Chenopodium ambrosioides

Epazote
(Chenopodium ambrosioides)

Strongly aromatic plant mostly grown as an annual. Extremely drought tolerant and likes full sun. Takes very little maintenance once established and deer and rabbits don't eat it. Grown mainly for the leaves makes good ground cover and excellent herb for Mexican cookery.

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Eryngium Blue Glitter Eryngium planum

Eryngium Blue Glitter
(Eryngium planum)

This perennial has bright silver blue flowers that last throughout the summer. Drought resistant and tolerates salt so is great for shore gardens. Needs a sunny location and can grow on poor soil. Very little maintenance once established and flowers the first year from seed. Great as a cut flower, and dried can be enjoyed for years.

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Evening Primrose - Common Oenothera biennis

Evening Primrose - Common
(Oenothera biennis)

A bright colorful native biennial that needs almost not care and will grow in poor soil in bright sunshine. Growing to as much as 7 feet in height and hardy to zone 3 it produces bright yellow flowers from an open bush like plant from early summer until fall. Ideal for sunny dry areas and very drought tolerant. Deer don't seem to eat it neither do the rabbits. Butterflies love the flowers.

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Fennel, Bronze & Green Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel, Bronze & Green
(Foeniculum vulgare)

Mounds of glorious light lacy fern like leaves in a mixture of bronze or smoky purple and green which often seem to hang like smoke. Great alone or as a backdrop for other plants. Easy to grow, deer resistant, needs full sun and little water. Foliage grows 2-3 feet with slower stalks up to six feet. Edible leaves and seeds.

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Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium

Feverfew
(Tanacetum parthenium)

Large clusters of bright white daisy flowers on mid green leaves. This plant is very drought tolerant, needs virtually no water and will grow almost anywhere in full sun. Easy to grow needs no maintenance. Deer don't eat it. Strong scent long blooming. A self seeding annual that flowers up to twice a year.

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Gloriosa Daisy Rudbeckia hirta

Gloriosa Daisy
(Rudbeckia hirta)

Lovely bright sunny daisy flowers that bring cheerful color to any garden. A native to North America Rudbeckia?s are also known as black eyed Susan?s and are a very diverse group. Gloriosa Daisy is a short annual plant with bright yellow flowers that bloom from early summer until late fall. The plants are tough, need little water once established and the deer don't seem to eat them. Great for sunny areas, borders or areas that you are not sure what to do with just yet. Provides abundant long lasting color when other plants are fading.

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Hollyhock - Black Alcea rosea nigra

Hollyhock - Black
(Alcea rosea nigra)

Great easy to grow plant for height and drama. Tall flower spikes are great against a fence, wall or back border. The dark almost black flowers offer a good contrast and make an unusual plant. Can tolerate most soil types and needs only moderate water but must have good sunshine. Deer don't eat it, neither do rabbits. Butterflies love it. Flowers from seed second year, may live for several years or may behave as a biannual. This is not predictable some plants may live and other from the same seed batch may not.

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Horehound, White Marrubium Vulgare

Horehound, White
(Marrubium Vulgare)

A very tough perennial that can grow in hot dry areas and tolerate little water. Excellent for rock gardens and sunny spots where little else is growing. Needs little maintenance. The gray green crinkly leaves offer a lot of interest to the plant and provide interesting color and contrast. Deer and rabbits don't eat it. Little maintenance a really tough plant. Ideal for low water gardens, butterflies and bees love the flowers.

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Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis

Hyssop
(Hyssopus officinalis)

Wonderful evergreen shrubby plant which is easy to grow from seed and flowers in the first year. Strong aroma and a profusion of flowers from the second year onwards that last from early summer until frost. Needs full sun but very little water, can tolerate poor soil and deer don't eat it!

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Lady's Mantle Alchemilla mollis

Lady's Mantle
(Alchemilla mollis)

A really lovely perennial semi evergreen plant perfect for those shady areas of the garden. It can be used as a ground cover or as a fill in with other shade loving plants. It's beautiful leaves and lovely chartreuse green flowers brighten any area. It does prefer a richer soil but will grow on poorer soils also. It does not need too much water but is not totally drought tolerant. Deer don't seem to eat it, neither do rabbits. Hardy to zone 4. Grow in groups for the best effect of the tiny flowers.

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Lavender Lavandula angustifolia

Lavender
(Lavandula angustifolia)

English lavender is a wonderful aromatic addition to any garden. Plants will flower in the second year and then bloom twice a year. Easy plant once established needing little care or water. Buy seed direct from organic farm.

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Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis

Lemon Balm
(Melissa officinalis)

Grown mainly for it's lovely leaves and wonderful lemon scent. Lemon balm is quite drought tolerant, and will grow on poor soil in semi shady areas. Great choice for those hard to grow semi shady spots you would prefer to ignore. Leaves can be used in all kinds of culinary dishes. Deer don't eat it. Perennial that returns year after year.

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Money Plant/Honesty Lunaria annua

Money Plant/Honesty
(Lunaria annua)

Wonderful plant for shady spots in the garden. Drought tolerant and needing little care once established. Money plant is a biannual producing a group of large green leaves in the first year that remain throughout the winter. In the second year it produces masses of purple flowers which are followed by large dollar sized seed pods which turn silver as the summer progresses. No need to water just sow and admire!

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Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca

Motherwort
(Leonurus cardiaca)

A very tough perennial hardy to zone 3. It will grow on poor soil in full sunshine. Needs little extra water once established unless there is a severe drought. Takes almost no maintenance once established and will grow and self seed easily. Will flower from seed in the first year and the deer and rabbits don't seem to eat it. Easy harvesting of leaves or makes a good cut flower if desired. Medicinal herb plant.

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Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum pilosum

Mountain Mint
(Pycnanthemum pilosum)

A tough long flowering native perennial plant for fairly dry areas that takes little care or maintenance once established. Prefers full sun to partial shade. Can tolerate low water and some drought. Grows up to 4 feet in height and is very long flowering. Lovely mint scented foliage can be used instead of some mints in cooking. Easy to grow. Hardy to zone 5 some report zone 4. Butterflies and bees love the flowers and the deer and rabbits don't eat it.

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Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea)

This wonderful native perennial is drought tolerant and needs little or no care. It blooms for months and it's large purple daisy like flowers make excellent cut flowers. Very showy in the garden and loved by native butterflies.

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Rose / Swamp Mallow Hibiscus moscheutos

Rose / Swamp Mallow
(Hibiscus moscheutos)

This wonderful north American Native is by far the largest most exotic and showy plant to be grown in the garden. Huge pink flowers up to 6" on stems that can reach seven feet tall. It's so easy to grow, and needs little maintenance. Likes full sun, great for areas that either have water or some water runoff.

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Rose Campion Lychnis coronaria

Rose Campion
(Lychnis coronaria)

Drought tolerant, grows on poor soil, even gravel, deer don't eat it! Lovely silver leaves which in late spring produce tall stems of bright magenta flowers that will brighten any garden. Short lived perennial with evergreen leaves.

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Sage Salvia officinalis

Sage
(Salvia officinalis)

This beautiful, versatile shrubby evergreen perennial is a great addition any garden. Easy to grow, even easier to maintain. Profusion of beautiful blue / violet flowers in late spring. Aromatic, very useful in the kitchen and deer don't eat it.

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Savory - Winter Satureja montana

Savory - Winter
(Satureja montana)

This woody little evergreen perennial is easy to grow. It has small dark green acute pointed leaves on many stiff upright stems growing to about two feet in height. In summer it produces a multitude of small white or lavender flowers from July until October. The whole plant is very aromatic and makes an attractive border plant. It can be pruned to form a hedge or any shape you like. It can be grown in containers and makes an attractive plant for the deck or patio.

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Self-Heal Prunella vulgaris

Self-Heal
(Prunella vulgaris)

If you need a ground cover plant for those shady areas self heal is the plant for you. This semi evergreen perennial likes shady areas and forms dense lush green mats only a few inches tall. It's easy to establish and does not need much aftercare and is fairly drought tolerant. It produces blue violet flowers in summer for about four weeks. It's pretty cold tolerant, does not need much water once established and deer don't seem to eat it.

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Spearmint Mentha Spicata

Spearmint
(Mentha Spicata)

Very aromatic perennial that makes a good ground cover plant. Needs little attention and grows on poor soil as long as it has sunshine. Strong interesting leaves and a wonderful scent. Mint has dozens of uses but it will spread if not watched so make sure you have room before you plant it. Deer don't eat it.

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Sunflowers, Perennial Helianthus maximiliani

Sunflowers, Perennial
(Helianthus maximiliani)

This tall native wildflower makes a great back border or a annual hedge screen. It needs very little water and will grow on relatively poor soil with little or no maintenance. It flowers fairly late in the season when most other plants are coming to an end so it provides color and flowers when little else is blooming. Deer don't seem to eat it. It is hardy to zone 4.

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Sweet Annie Artemisia annua

Sweet Annie
(Artemisia annua)

Tall ferny green plant that grows to over seven feet high and four feet wide in one year! Grown mainly for it's foliage and wonderful scent Sweet Annie has thick woody stems and many branches of fine light to olive green foliage. Likes full sun and can tolerate very little water and poor soils. Deer don't eat it.

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Tansy Tanacetum vulgare

Tansy
(Tanacetum vulgare)

Delightful perennial plant which once established needs little care or water. Either full sun or partial shade to flourish but will grow on almost any soil type. Will thrive in hot dry areas will no care. The bright yellow flowers begin in mid summer and continue right up until the frost. Planted in a group they will produce color for a lot of the season. It has a interesting strong aroma and deer really don't seem to like it.

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Tarragon  - Russian Artemiesia dracunculus

Tarragon - Russian
(Artemiesia dracunculus)

Russian Tarragon is a tough hardy perennial plant that grows to about 3-4 feet in height. It takes very little care once established and can tolerate drought reasonably well. IT will produce much lusher foliage with some water but is not very particular about soil type and in fact does much better on poor soil than rich ones. Hardy to zone 4 (some say 3) it returns every year with foliage that increases in aroma as the year goes by. Deer and rabbits don't eat it, and insects don't really like it making it an excellent choice for around outdoor gathering areas. It prefers full sun, with some shade in hotter zone. The dense branching foliage makes a good annual hedge.

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Teasel, Fuller's Dipsacus sativus

Teasel, Fuller's
(Dipsacus sativus)

Very dramatic plant to have in the back border or any sunny spot where a tall plant with drama is needed. Growing from four up to eight feet tall in good soil and needing very little water teasels make an interesting talking point in any sunny garden. Once established they need very little care and deer don't eat them. They are very popular with bees, birds and hummingbirds who love the flowers and seeds. Deer don't eat them.

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Valerian Valerian officinalis

Valerian
(Valerian officinalis)

A tall perennial plant with masses of tiny highly perfumed flowers. Easy to grow and needs little maintenance once established. Prefers full sun and a richer soil and some water but can tolerate some drought will little trouble. Flower stalks will most likely need staking but they produce masses of flowers for long periods of time and are loved by butterflies and other beneficial insects. Great plant for areas that need height.

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Vervain Verbena officinalis

Vervain
(Verbena officinalis)

Very delicate looking herb plant with long flower wands and tiny lavender flowers from early summer until fall. Will grow on fairly poor soil and does not need much attention once it's established, it can easily thrive on neglect for many years. The butterflies and bees love it and birds will eat the seeds. It's a perennial hardy to zone 4 and deer don't eat it.

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Yarrow Achillea millefolium

Yarrow
(Achillea millefolium)

A bright flowering tough perennial hardy to zone 2. It grows very well in hot dry areas and flowers for long periods. It can be stepped on mown and ignored and it will still thrive. Very drought tolerant and takes almost no care once established. Can be used as a ground cover in sunny dry areas then mown down once a year (in fall) to keep tidy. Deer usually don't eat it neither to rabbits. Will spread and can become invasive if not controlled but it's a small price to pay for this lovely hardy plant which can bring so many flowers to the garden for so long. Makes a great cut flower although some people don't like the scent.

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