Close up image of a hellebore flower with aphids on a white background

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Close up image of a hellebore flower with aphids on a white background

By Teo Spengler Gardeners love hellebore, among the first plants to flower in spring and the last to die in winter. And even when the blooms fade, these evergreen perennials have shiny leaves that ornament the garden all year long. So when pests of hellebore attack your plants, you’ll want to jump in to save them from harm. Read on for information on different hellebore pest problems and how to recognize them. Hellebore Pest Problems Hellebore plants are generally vigorous and healthy, and they are not particularly susceptible to bug damage. However, there are a few bugs that eat hellebores. One to watch for is aphids. They can munch the hellebore foliage. But they are not very serious as pests of hellebore. Just wash them off with hose water. Other bugs that eat hellebores are called leaf miners. These bugs dig into the leaf surface and cause “mined out” serpentine

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