What Are Some Rabbit-Proof Flowers?

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Rabbit damage is a real problem, yet many people lack either the time or inclination to drive the pests away with repellents, keep them at arm's length with a chicken-wire fence, or relocate them after a successful capture using a Havahart live trap. However, the best solution may be to take the path of least resistance: Grow primarily rabbit-proof flowers.

The bonus is that most of them double as deer-resistant plants. The drawback is that some of these flowers are considered poisonous plants (their toxins are what keep the pests away), meaning that it's important to exercise caution in growing them around children and/or pets. Below, examples will be listed of plants that rabbits tend not to eat, organized according to plant category:

Shrubs and Sub-Shrubs 


Bulb Plants



Vines and/or Ground Covers

Foliage Plants

While the above-mentioned Vinca minor does put out a blue flower in spring, many people grow it more for its shiny green leaves. For those who do not mind growing a plant that puts on a more impressive foliage than flowering display, the following plants may be of interest: