Asked by: Russ Doughty
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th June, 2020

Do slugs eat lobelia?

In the United States, another kind of lobelia is a common wild plant, Lobelia cardinalis. You can try to grow it in Britain, but it is a choice horticultural plant and a delicacy for slugs who like to gorge on the bottoms of its stems.

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Also asked, what plants do slugs not eat?

Slug-Resistant Plants

  • Ajuga (bugleweed)
  • Alchemilla mollis (lady's mantle)
  • Alyssum.
  • Arabis.
  • Armeria (thrift)
  • Artemisia.
  • Anemone (fall-blooming types)
  • Aquilegia (columbine)

Likewise, do slugs eat peonies? Peonies do have it all. They emerge through the ground in spring looking as edible as red asparagus (although don't try eating the shoots. Even the slugs won't touch them). A little late they develop sumptuous foliage that lasts until September, or longer.

Beside above, do slugs eat cosmos plants?

Slugs will hamper the ability of your annuals to provide garden with bursts of color during the warmer months as they feed on annuals. However, they tend to stay away from plants that have rough surfaces, hairy foliage, sap or a strong fragrance. Cosmos have colorful cup-shaped flowers in various colors.

Do slugs eat geraniums?

Take herbaceous geraniums for example. Slugs and snails may hide beneath the leaves, but they do not eat them. The early flowering Geranium phaeum even grows well in shady spots which slugs and snails love, but they will not feed on its leaves or flowers.

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