Which plants are safe from slug damage?

During springtime, bleeding heart, houseleeks and yellow corydalis are less susceptible to slug damage.

For the summer, plants including spurge, mullein and hardy geraniums appear equally resisted by slugs, and the bright flowers provide weeks of colour entirely unaffected. The rough or leathery foliage from the likes of bergenia, horny goat weed and lungworts are not so appealing to slugs, meaning that although they may hide under the leaves, they are unlikely to eat them.

In the vegetable patch, onions, leeks and garlic tend to be left alone by slugs. You can find further advice on the RHS website.


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