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Perenniel suggestions requested

Posted by deb_w_nj z6 NJ (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 19, 06 at 14:11

Does anyone have suggestions for perenniels with the following characteristics?

Deer resistant
Pink or fuschia flowers
Low enough to grow in front of Russian Sage & Nepeta
Sunny location


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RE: Perenniel suggestions requested

Gaillardia (Blanket flower) Burdundy, or even smaller variety Goblin is nice.


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RE: Perenniel suggestions requested

Some of the lower growing perennial geraniums would work as well as dianthus and/or armeria.


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RE: Perenniel suggestions requested

There's a dwarf gaura, long blooming, deep pink flowers. The deer never bit it in my yard. Pink coreopsis, too.


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Maybe platycodon (balloon flowers). I grow P. grandiflorus "Sentimental Blue", which is dwarf, but I know there's a pink, and the deer supposedly don't like it, but don't quote me on that ;)
I had winter sown loads of mine for a friend that needed dwarf deer resistant plants, and P. grandiflorus fit the bill...


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RE: Perenniel suggestions requested

FYI

Pink Guara was on sale at Lowes in Butler 3 for $10


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