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Another newbie

Posted by MadisonKathy z4, Wisc (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 19, 05 at 19:27

Brand new to hellebores and I have a few questions. I planted a hellebores orientalis in a protected area early last spring, and it bloomed wonderfully. After a few months, the entire plant died down (do they go dormant in the summer?) Now, I have a few seedlings showing. I don't know if it reseeded, or if the roots were still alive, but I'm worried about these tiny seedlings, with our average first frost less than a month away.
How can I best protect them?


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RE: Another newbie

Leave them be, maybe some leaf cover after the first frost. Either they are hardy for you or they are not:)

They don't usually go dormant in the summer.


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