Rabbits can destroy your landscape overnight (well almost) with their appetite for fresh green plant material. How many times have you went out to your garden to find that something has turned your beautiful garden in to a mowed down mess of stalks? There are many animals that will help themselves to your green delectable delights. Rabbits can be some of the worst culprits when it comes to munching down beautiful plants in your landscape. Try adding some of the plants below to make your landscape less appealing to these furry little creatures. While adding some colorful plants to your landscape.
Geraniums have a pungent smell which is thought to repel rabbits. Geraniums do best in full sun. Remove the spent flowers to encourage re-blooming. They also do very well in pots.
Vinca is an evergreen groundcover that has white or blue flowers. Vinca is fast spreading and is considered invasive in some areas. The rabbits don’t care for the taste of these vibrant plants.
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Salvia is not usually eaten by wildlife, because of its strong scent. Many varieties are tolerant to drought, while some others need regular watering. Give salvias full sun to light shade, in average, well-drained soil.
Butterflies love milkweed, however the milky sap is poisonous to rabbits and other animals. The plants grow up to 3′ tall. They bloom throughout the summer in many colored varieties.