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Re: Questions...nursery, ornamec, and lenten rose

Hello Dan,
    I have never had a rabbit touch a hellebore in my garden.... now a deer,
now the resident raccoon. I have quite a few species including your niger.
One of the many reasons for growing hellebores is nothing wants to mess them
as a menu item.
    If you are having a problem there are two avenues to travel... one
eliminate the bunny and the problem. Two .. what you are doing now. Either
way is worth the effort. H niger is a wonderful little hellebore for winter
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
----- Original Message -----
> Gene,
> I have a Hellebore niger planted in the shade of an old Clematis arbor. It
> puts out an impressive display of flowers ... if the rabbits don't eat the
> flower buds. This has happened more than once so I have to cage it until
> flowers begin to open. Do Indiana rabbits have the same appetite?
> Dan in z6 PA

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