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Educational Resource Guide #278

Rabbit Resistant Perennials
by Mary Jane Frogge, Extension Associate

Rabbits have been a real problem in Lincoln and Lancaster County. According to Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, the following list of perennial flowers are less appealing to a rabbit's hearty appetite.

Try to introduce a few of these plants into your garden if rabbits have been a problem in your area.

  • Yarrow
  • Monkshood
  • Wormwood
  • Aster
  • Astilbe
  • Bellflower
  • Wild Indigo
  • Snakeroot
  • Autumn Crocus
  • Foxglove
  • Daylily
  • Leopards Bane
  • Meadow Sweet
  • Hosta
  • Red Hot Poker
  • Cranesbill Geranium
  • Iris
  • Bishops Hat
  • Narcissus
  • Yucca
  • Oriental Poppy
  • Lambs Ear
  • Sedum
  • Globe Flower
  • Meadow Sage
  • Bergenia
  • Pearly Everlasting

updated April 17, 2001

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