Deer tolerant and deer resistant plants

Loropetalums are a wonderful evergreen shrub appropriate for most yards - especially yards with frequent visitors such as deer. The Southern Living® Plant Collection offers three Loropetalums that typically are deer-proof.

Purple Pixie® Dwarf Weeping Loropetalum grows 1-2 feet high and 4-5 feet wide, and looks great as a groundcover, and in containers and hanging baskets. Purple Diamond® Semi-dwarf Loropetalum grows 4-6 feet tall vand wide. Both of these varieties retain their rich purple hue all year long and offer hot pink blooms in the spring!

Our new green Loropetalum, Emerald Snow® offers leathery, shiny green foliage that offers a great contrast to the vivid purple Loropetalums in the collection. It blooms delicate white fringe flowers in spring and grows to a low-maintenance 4-6 feet tall.

All of these Loropetalums are bred to be compact; unlike traditional varieties.

There are a variety of other plants showcased in the Southern Living® Plant Collection that are also deterrent to deer.

These include:

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