Gopher & Rabbit Resistant Plant Collection

Gopher & Rabbit Resistant Plant Collection

 

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This grouping of different gopher and rabbit resistant plants consists of a colorful combination of flowers in red, blue and chartreuse. The roots and leaves of the plant are distasteful to burrowing garden pests. It includes three of each variety: Buena Vista Lavender, Scarlet Monardella and Blue Haze Spurge for a total of nine plants.

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Zones 6 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Good Rockgarden or alpine plant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
1020
10 to 20"
2030
20 to 30"
3040
30 to 40" (with care)
Bloom Time Early spring to summer
Shipping Buy now and we'll ship your order during the ideal planting time for your region. Orders with this item will begin shipping the week of Feb. 29 and continue through mid-June. Expected ship week will display at checkout after you enter your zip code. More shipping info. Learn More…
Size Collection of 9
SKU HBL7709

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If your landscape is gopher challenged, here is a collection of perennial plants that have distasteful roots. This grouping of three different species combines nicely providing colorful flowers in red, blue and chartreuse. Plant in full sun and add some daffodils to the bed in fall to add additional gopher resistant flowers. Collection includes 3 of each:

  • Buena Vista English Lavender
  • Scarlet Monardella
  • Blue Haze Spurge
  • SKU HBL7709
    Common Name Gopher & Rabbit Resistant Plant Collection
    Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Light Requirements Full Sun
    Flower Color Mixed
    Mature Height Varies:
    Lavandula angustifolia Buena Vista: 18-24" tall
    Monardella macrantha Marian Sampson: 3-4" tall
    Euphorbia Blue Haze: 6-8" tall
    Mature Spread Varies:
    Lavandula angustifolia Buena Vista: 18" wide
    Monardella macrantha Marian Sampson: 6-8" wide
    Euphorbia Blue Haze: 12-15" wide
    Bloom Time Early spring to summer
    Ships As Potted Plant
    Planting Time Spring / Summer, Fall
    Soil Type Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
    Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining, Drought Resistant / Waterwise
    Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
    Advantages Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Good Rockgarden or alpine plant
    Special Groups High Country Gardens Exclusive
    Ideal Region Hot Desert, Coastal California, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
    Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
    Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Planting and Caring for Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections

Soil Preparation: Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. Inoculate the plant roots with Plant Success mycorrhizal inoculant. Planting: Plant according to the mature size of the plant. Don’t be tempted to put the plants too close based on their size in the pots. They’ll grow quickly and cover the space shown in the planting map. (Maps included only with Pre-Planned Gardens, not Collections.)

Fertilizing: Once annually in mid-fall, after plants begin to go dormant. Use Yum Yum Mix or Yum Yum Mix Winterizer at recommended rates to improve the soil and provide essential plant nutrients.Use it with high quality compost, mix half and half by volume and spread on top of the soil. Scratch it in lightly and water thoroughly. It is also beneficial to treat the plant roots with Plant Success® mycorrhizal root inoculant if you didn’t do so at planting time. (Inoculation only needs to be done once.)

Mulching: In arid climates mulching is very beneficial. Coarse textured composts, shredded leaves, pine needles and composted bark are all excellent mulch materials. Apply to a depth of 1-2 inches. Replenish annually (or as needed).


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

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Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Expected ship week will display on the cart at checkout after you enter your zip code. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from Feb 25 through mid-June, warmest zones first.

Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring, beginning in late February.

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Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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