Deer Resistant Plants: Poppy

Plant: Poppy (Papaver)

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil: Light and Well Drained

Blooms: Spring/Early Summer

Good for butterfly and bee gardens

The poppy plant provides showy blossoms in late spring and early summer. Growing them in spring adds delicate foliage and long-lasting flowers. 

The poppy attracts birds, butterflies and bees. The flowers reach about 2 feet in height. Colors range from white, yellow and red in over 80 varieties.