If you’re concerned hungry deer may lay waste to your yard, consider planting ornamentals that experts have judged to be deer-resistant, such as begonias. Begonias are unappetizing to deer, but quite popular with gardeners.Click to see full answer. Considering this, how do you keep deer from eating begonias?Take a full head of garlic and either 4-6 hot peppers or else some cayenne and grind it up in a blender with a couple cups water. Let it sit a day or so, strain and dilute with about a gallon of water, add a tsp – tbl of liquid soap (not detergent) and spray the plants.Additionally, are geraniums deer and rabbit resistant? tender). 5) Both perennial geraniums and Pelargoniums (annual geraniums) are extremely pest resistant. Deer, rabbits, and other furry pests leave them alone completely. The only slight concern is for slugs, but only on plants that are in too much shade or getting too much water. Then, are peonies deer and rabbit resistant? Herbs such as sages, ornamental salvias, and lavender, as well as flowers like peonies and bearded irises, are just “stinky” to deer. One of our favorite deer-resistant perennials are bleeding hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis, aka Dicentra spectabilis).Do deer or rabbits eat lavender? Lavandula (Lavender) This herb may smell nice to us, but the strong scent scares away deer and rabbits.