DEER RESISTANT PLANTS

 

Large Deciduous Trees

Acer rubrum-Red Maple

Acer saccharum-Sugar Maple

Betula nigra-River Birch

Carpinus-Hornbeam

Cercis Canadensis-Redbud

Crataegus-Hawthorn

Fagus grandiflora-American Beech

Gleditsia-Locust

Liquidambar Styraciflua-Sweetgum

Liriodendron Tiulipfera-Tulip Poplar

Nyssa Sylvatica-Blackgum

Quercus alba-White Oak

Quercus palustris-Pin Oak

Platanus occidentalis-Sycamore

 

Evergreen Trees

Cryptomeria

   Radicans

   Yoshino

Cupressocyparis x lelandi-Leland Cypress

Juniperus virginiana-Eastern Red Cedar

Picea abies-Norway Spruce

Picea pungens-Blue Spruce

Pinus stobus-White Pine

Pseudotsuga menziesii-Douglas Fir

 

Small Deciduous Trees and Large Shrubs

Amelanchier canadensis-Serviceberry

 

Deciduous Shrubs

Aronia

Buddleia

Caryopteris

Cornus flaviramea-Yellowtwig Dogwood

Forsythia

Hamamelis virginiana-Witch Hazel

Hibiscus 

Itea virginica-Winterberry

Lindera benzoin-Spicebush

Myrica pennsylvanica-Bayberry

Pieris

Spirea

Weigela

 

Evergreen Shrubs

Buxus-Boxwood

   Green Mountain

   Green Velvet

   Winter Gem

Cephalotaxus-Japanese Yew

   Prostrata

   Fastigiata

Juniper

   Blue Pacific

   Blue Point

   Blue Rug

   Sargent

   Sea Green

 

Grasses

Carex-Sedge

Liriope

Miscanthus sinensis-Maidegrass

Panicum-Switchgrass

Pennisetum alpoecuroides-Fountain Grass

 

Perennials

Hypericum-St Johns Wort

Iris siberica

DROUGHT TOLERANT PLANTS

Trees

Carya ovata-Shagbark Hickory
Celtis occidentalis-Common Hackberry
Ginkgo biloba-Maidenhair Tree
Gleditsia-Honeylocust
Liquidambar styraciflua-Sweet Gum
Platanus acerifolia-London Plane Tree
Quercus palustris-Pin Oak
Quercus rubra-Red Oak
Zelkova serrata-Japanese Zelkova

 

Small Trees

Chioanthus virginicus-Fringe Tree
Diospyros virginiana-Persimmon
Sassafra albidum-Sassafras
Syringa reticulata-Japanese Tree Lilac

 

Evergreen Trees

Ilex opaca-American Holly
Juniperus virginiana-Eastern Red Cedar
Picea abies-Norway Spruce
Pseudotsuga menziesii-Douglaas Fir
Pinus thunbergi-Japanese Black Pine

Deciduous Shrubs

Aronia arbutifolia-Red Chokeberry
Buddleia-Butterfly Bush
Hibiscus-Rose of Sharon
Hypericum-St.John's Wort
Ilex verticillata-Winterberry
Rhus typhina-Staghorn Sumac

Evergreen Shrubs

Abelia grandiflora-Glossy Abelia
Buxus-Boxwood
Ilex crenata cv-Japanese Holly cultivars
Ilex glabra-Inkberry
Juniper chinensis cv-Chinese Juniper cultivars
Myrica pennsylvanica-Northern Bayberry
Nandina domestica-Heavenly Bamboo
Taxus baccata-English Yew
Taxus-Upright Yews
Yucca 

 

Perennials

Hemerocallis cv-Daylily

 

Groundcovers

Hemerocallis cv-Daylily
Liriope Spicata-Lilyturf

 

Grasses

Miscanthus sinensis-Maidegrass
Panicum virgatum-Switch Grass

 

 

CLAY SOIL

Trees

Acer rubrum-Red Maple
Alnus species
Ilex opaca-American Holly
Liquidambar styraciflua-Sweetgum
Magnolia virginiana-Sweetbay Magnolia
Nyssa sylvatica-Blackgum
Quercus bicolor-Swamp White Oak
Quercus michauxii-Swamp Chestnut Oak
Quercus palustris-Pin Oak
Quercus phellos-Willow Oak
Taxodium distichum-Bald Cypress
Thuja occidentalis

Shrubs

Aronia
Calycanthus-Sweet Shrub
Clethra alnifolia
Cornus amomum-Silky Dogwood
Cornus sericea
Ilex glabra
Ilex verticillata-Winterberry
Itea virginicus
Lindera benzoin-Spicebush
Myrica species
Sambucus canadensis-Elderberry
Viburnum dentatum
Viburnum nudum

BEACH APPROPRIATE

Trees

Crataegus-Hawthorn

Cryptomeria Japonica

Juniperus species

Magnolia Grandiflora

Nyssa Sylvatica-Blackgum

Pinus Nigra-Austrian Pine

Pinus Taeda-Loblolly Pine

Pinus Virginiana-Virginia Pine

Thuja Occidentalis

 

Shrubs

Aronia
Chamaecyparis-Gold Mop
Clethra alnifolia
Cornus sericea
Hydrangea macrophylla
Ilex glabra
Ilex crenata
Myrica pennsylvanica-Bayberry
Rhus species
Sambucus canadensis-Elderberry
Spirea species
Syringa vulgaris-Common Lilac
Viburnum dentatum

 

NATIVE PLANTS

EASTERN U.S.

Trees

Acer rubrum & cvs.
Acer saccharum & cvs.
Amelanchier & cvs.
Betula nigra
Carpinus carolina
Carya
Celtis occidentalis
Cercis canadensis
Chionanthus virginicus
Cornus florida & cvs.
Gleditsia triacanthos & cvs.
Ilex opaca
Juniperus virginiana
Liquidambar styraciflua
Liriodendron tulipfera
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia virginiana
Nyssa sylvatica
Pinus strobus
Pinus taeda
Quercus alba
Quercus bicolor
Quercus lyrata
Quercus palustris
Quercus phellos
Quercus rubra
Taxodium distichum
Thuja occidentalis

 

Shrubs

Aronia
Calycanthus
Cephalanthus
Clethra alnifolia
Cornus amomum
Cornus Sericea & cvs.
Fothergilla
Hamamelis virginiana
Hydrangea arborescens
Hydrangea quercifolia
Ilex glabra
Ilex verticillata
Itea virginicus
Juniper horizontalis
Lindera benzoin
Myrica cerifera
Myrica pennsylvanica
Prunus maritima
Rhus
Viburnum Dentatum
Viburnum Prunifolium

Grasses

Switch Grass

PLANTS TO ATTRACT

BIRDS & BUTTERFLIES

Abelia grandiflora-Glossy Ableia
Amelanchier canadensis-Serviceberry
Aronia-Chokeberry

Asclepias incarnata-Butterfly Milkweed
Azaleas
Buddleia-Butterfly Bush
Callicarpa-Beautyberry
Celtis occidentalis-Hackberry
Cercis Canadensis-Redbud
Clethra-Summersweet
Cornus sericea-Red Twig Dogwood

Cornus florida-Flowering Dogwood
Hemerocallis-Daylily
Ilex opaca-American Holly
Ilex verticillata

Monarda-Bee Balm
Prunus virginiana-Virginia Pine
Sambucus canadensis-Elderberry
Syringa-Lilac
Viburnum
Weigela

PLANTS FOR DRY CONDITIONS

Trees

Carpinus betulus
Celtis occidentalis
Cercis canadensis
Chionanthus virginicus
Cornus florida
Crataegus
Gingko
Gleditsia
Juniperus
Lagerstroemia
Pinus (except White)
Prunus virginiana
Quercus
Zelkova serrata

 

Shrubs

Juniperus
Kalmia
Myrica pennsylvanica
Nandina domestica
Prunus maritima
Rhus
Viburnum prunifolium

 

Perennials

Hemerocallis
Yucca

 

Grasses

Miscanthus
Panicum
Pennisetum

PLANTS FOR WET CONDITIONS

Trees

Acer rubrum
Amelanchier
Betula nigra
Celtis occidentalis
Chionanthus virginicus
Crptomeria japonica
Gleditsia
Ilex verticillata
Ilex opaca
Liquidambar styraciflua
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia virginiana
Metasequoia
Nyssa sylvatica
Platanus x acerifolia
Quercus bicolor
Quercus palustris
Quercus phellos
Salix
Taxodium distichum
Zelkova serrata

Shrubs

Calycanthus
Clethra alnifolia
Cornus amomum-Silky Dogwood
Cornus sericea-Red Twig Dogwood
Ilex glabra
Ilex verticillata
Itea virginicus
Lindera benzoin-Spicebush
Myrica cerifera-Southern Wax Myrtle
Myrica pennsylvanica-Northern Bayberry
Thuja occidentalis-Arborvitae
Vaccinium corymbosum-Blueberry
Viburnum dentatum-Arrowwood
Viurnum opulus-Cranberry Bush

 

Perennials

Hemerocallis-Daylily
Hosta
Liriope

 

Grasses

Calamagrostis
Panicum
Pennisetum