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Slug-Resistant Plants

One way to beat slugs is to plant things they don't like. Here are some of the most slug-resistant plants. For more ideas, check with your local Cooperative Extension office.

In addition to being slug-resistant, ajuga is also shade-tolerant.
  • Ajuga (bugleweed)
  • Alchemilla mollis (lady's mantle)
  • Alyssum
  • Arabis
  • Armeria (thrift)
  • Artemisia
  • Anemone (fall-blooming types)
  • Aquilegia (columbine)
  • Astilbe
  • Astrantia (masterwort)
  • Aubretia
  • Bergenia
  • Crocosmia
  • Dianthus
  • Euphorbia
  • Ferns
  • Fuchsia
  • Geranium (cranesbill)
  • Grasses (ornamental types)
  • Helleborus (hellebore)
  • Hemerocallis (daylily)
  • Heuchera (coral bells)
  • Hydrangea
  • Iris
  • Lavandula (lavender)
  • Narcissus (daffodil)
  • Paeonia (peony)
  • Pelargonium (annual geranium)
  • Penstemon
  • Phlox
  • Potentilla
  • Rosa (rose)
  • Sedum
  • Tulipa (tulip)
  • Vinca (Vinca minor, V. major)

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