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SOS my Senetti is struggling

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 20:10

Thanks @verdun, if the situation doesn't improve then that's what I'll do.

SOS my Senetti is struggling

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 19:01
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

You might have been over-watering, especially as the weather is still not very warm. While the temperatures are low let the compost dry out between waterings - lots of useful info on this site http://msucares.com/news/print/sgnews/sg11/sg110215.html

Good luck 

Thank you Dovefromabove, that would make sense as I may have been a bit over zealous with the watering can. Thanks for the link, will check it out now.

SOS my Senetti is struggling

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 17:53


 This pic shows the patches appearing on some of the petals.

SOS my Senetti is struggling

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 17:51


 Some of the petals wither away. They don't appear to have any bite marks however.

SOS my Senetti is struggling

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 17:50


 Here you can see some of the flowers are wilting. Some are also paler in colour.

SOS my Senetti is struggling

Posted: 02/06/2013 at 16:37

I bought this gorgeous purple Senetti from Homebase about a month ago. It didn't come with many instructions. Firstly I potted it and put it in my front garden where it quickly became battered by the wind. So I moved it to a sheltered area and all seemed to be well. But now a month on the flowers seem to be struggling. I keep it well watered and have been regularly feeding with a general npk. No signs of slug attack although I did notice a few ants on the flowers and some of the petals have dark spots on them.

I've been dead heading the unhealthy looking flowers but if I carry on its going to look like Morticia Addams' plants on the Addams family :/

Will post some pics.

Appreciate any advice you have guys.


Posted: 02/06/2013 at 10:01

Whoops! Bamboo canes not baby boo canes ????


Posted: 01/06/2013 at 13:15

Hey all, my sweet peas are coming along nicely. I had more seedlings thababy boo canes so I gave a few to the feller next door. But should I have one plant per cane? Would hate to grow too close together and have them come down with mildew.

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