The number of raindrop symbols denotes the level of water use that can be expected for a particular plant. Even the most drought tolerant plants need adequate moisture for initial establishment.
Texas Superstar® Deer-resistant plants
The designated deer symbol indicates “deer resistant plants.” Deer tend to avoid some plants and relish others. While no plant can be guaranteed to be “deer-proof,” some types of plants are less appealing to the animals. Highly recommended by many gardeners isa good deer repellent to prevent deer damage for a six month time period after planting for plant establishment.
Attractive to pollinators
The bee symbol indicates that the designated plant is attractive to pollinators. This could include honey bees, bumble bees, or any other pollinators that are commonly found in gardens of a particular area.
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