Deer Resistant Bulbs

This is a general guide to which bulbs deer will tend to eat based feedback received from Northeast gardeners. This guide is intended as reference only, and not based on scientific research. Your experience may vary greatly.

Rating Key

1: Rarely Eaten 2: Seldom Eaten 3: Occasionally Eaten 4: Usually Eaten 5: Always Eaten

Common Name Botanical Name Rating
Daffodil Narcissus 1
Glory of Snow Chionodoxa 2
Iris Iris 2
Siberian Squill Scilla 2
Autumn Crocus Colchicum 3
Grape Hyacinth Hyacinthus 3
Hyacinth Hyacinthus 3
Crocus Crocus 4
Tulip Tulipa 5