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Plants Rabbits (Mostly) Do and Don’t Like

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Plants Rabbits Will (Mostly) Avoid

Adam’s needle, Yucca filamentosa
Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis
Aster ‘Stokes’, Stokesia laevis
Azalea, Rhododendron spp.
Basil, Ocimum basilicum
Blanket flower, Gaillardia aristata 
Boxwood, Buxus spp.
Bush cinquefoil, Potentilla fruticosa
Butterfly bush, Buddleia davidii
Catmint, Nepeta spp.
Columbine, Aquilegia spp.
Cotoneaster, Cotoneaster spp.
Daffodil, Narcissus spp.
Floss Flower, Ageratum houstonianum
Foam flower, Tiarella cordifolia
Four o’clock flower, Mirabilis jalapa
Geranium, Pelargonium x hortorum
Hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia
Hyacinth, Hyacinth orientalis
Hyssop, Gaillardia aristata 
Japanese anemone, Anemone x hybrida
Lamb’s ear, Stachys byzantina
Lantana, Lantana camara
Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia
Leeks, Allium ampeloprasum
Lilies, oriental and asiatic, Lilium spp.
Lilac, Syringa patella and ‘Miss Kim’
Iceland poppy, Papaver nudicaule
Maidenhair fern, Adiantum pedatum
Marguerite daisy, Felicia amelloides
Marjoram, Origanum majorana
Meadow rue, Thalictrum rochebrunianum
Milkweed, Asclepias spp.
Morning glory, Ipomoea purpurea,
Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia
Ornamental onion, large, Allium giganteum
Onions, Allium cepa
Oregano, Origanum vulgare
Parsley, Petroselinum crispum
Peppers, Capsicum spp.
Beardtounge, Penstemon digitalis 
Periwinkle, Vinca spp.
Potatoes, Solanum tuberosum
Peony, Paeonia spp.
Pot marigold, Calendula officinalis
Primrose, Primula x polyantha
Rhubarb, Rheum × hybridum
Russian sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia
Rhododendron, Rhododendron spp.
Salvia/Sage, Salvia spp.
Strawflower, Xerochrysum bracteatum
Savory, Satureja montana
Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’, Sedum spp.
Shasta daisy, Leucanthemum × superbum
Snapdragons, Antirrhinum majus
Speedwell, Veronica spp.
Spiderflower, Cleome hasslerana
Spring cinquefoil, Potentilla verna
Summer squash, Cucurbita pepo
Sweet alyssum, Alyssum spp.
Tarragon, Artemisia dracunculus
Tatarian dogwood, Cornus alba
Tomatoes, Lycopersicon esculentum
Tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera
Vinca, Catharanthus roseus
Wax begonia, Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum
Wormword, Artemisia spp.
Yarrow, Achillea millefolium

Pants Rabbits Find Delicious

Aster, Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Bachelor’s button, Centaurea cyanus
Balloon flowers, Platycodon grandiflorus
Barberry, Berberis spp.
Beets, Beta vulgaris
Bellflower, Campanula spp.
Blackberry, Rubus spp.
Black-eyed Susans, Rudbeckia spp.
Blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum
Broccoli, Brassica italica
Clematis, Clematis spp.
Cockscomb, Celosia argenta cristata,
Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea
Tickseed, Coreopsis spp.
Coral bells flowers, Heuchera spp.
Cosmos, Cosmos bipinnatus
Crocus, Crocus spp.
Deutzia, Deutzia spp.
Forsythia, Forsythia spp.
Grape, Vitis spp.
Gay feather, Liatris spicata
Hosta, Hosta spp.
Impatiens, Impatiens walleriana
Iris, Iris spp.
Lettuce, Lactic sativa
Nasturtium, Tropaeolum
Peas, Pisa sativum
Peppers, Capsicum frutescens
Poppy Orienta, Papaver orientale
Pansy, Viola spp.
Petunia, Petunia x hybrida
Phlox, tall, garden, Phlox paniculata
Phlox, creeping, Phlox subulata
Pincushion flower, Scabiosa caucasica
Quince, flowering, Chaenomeles speciosa
Rose, Rosa spp.
Rose moss, Portulaca grandiflora
Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus
Spinach, Spinach oleracea
Snapdragon, Antirrhinum majus
Strawberry, Fragaria ananassa
Sunflower, Helianthus annuus
Sweet pea, Lathyrus latifolius
Swiss Chard, Beta vulgaris cicla
Tulip, Tulipa hybrids
Viburnum double file, Viburnum plicatum
Viburnum Judd, Viburnum x juddii
Viburnum Koreanspice, Viburnum carlesii
Violet Marsh Blue, Viola curcullata
Verbena, Verbena x hybrida
Vervain, Verbena rigida
Witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana
Woodruff, sweet, Galium odoratum
Wishbone flower, Torenia
Zinnias, Zinnia elegans

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