To keep deer away from your beautiful roses, you need to make smart plant selections. Early spring is when roses are most vulnerable. Spray deer repellent early in the season, so that they don't graze on new growth with tender thorns and new rosebuds.
Deer resistant Rugosa rose flowers have a strong, clove-like scent. You'll love the way it perfumes your garden, but deer won’t find it appetizing.
Rugosa roses are built with some extra deer protections, such as thorny and bristly canes and rough, leathery leaves. Rugosa roses just aren't worth it to Bambi, but you'll love and appreciate their beauty and fragrance.
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