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What is causing the petals to fall off my Dahlias!!

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 11:20

Thanks Bob! Good to know nothing is actually wrong, it is just natural. Will do! Thanks again x

What is causing the petals to fall off my Dahlias!!

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 11:08

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 Thanks Fairygirl! It's good to know the hover flies aren't doing any harm. Have enclosed pictures as suggested. The 2 buds I've shown had full flower heads on yesterday and this is what they were like this a.m. It may be just natural for them to drop so quickly but doesn't make sense?? Any help would be appreciated! xx

What is causing the petals to fall off my Dahlias!!

Posted: 12/07/2015 at 09:59

Hi all, any ideas what is causing the petals of my dahlia to fall off?

I've noticed little, what look like small wasps that hover & fly in to "feed" off the flowers.

Each morning I inspect and find that at least one head has lost all its petals when the flower was in perfect condition the day before and nowhere near dead.

Could these insects be doing it?......and what are they?

Thanks for your help! D

Clematis Pests??

Posted: 03/05/2015 at 07:08

Yes Wintersong, thats how I feel. Was out there at 2am but couldn't see anything on them. Up this morning and another half a dozen leaves have been massacred!!! Just don't know what to do! x

 

Clematis Pests??

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 19:25

Thanks guys, I had an early start the other morning and went out with a torch around 4am but couldn't see anything but will persevere! Have just put a few pellets down Verdun and thanks for clarifying that the name IS the variety! x

Clematis Pests??

Posted: 02/05/2015 at 18:11

Hi can anyone please help.

I have planted 3 clematis and have treated them with a liquid slug solution in the soil. Have sprayed the leaves with Ultima pest spray AND a homemade garlic & chilli spray which I believe is very good at protecting against slug/snail damage.

Unfortunately my poor clematis leaves are STILL being eaten!

At the moment they still look pretty healthy. I bought them from Tesco's and are called "The President", (I'm assuming that's the colour of flowers that will produce rather than the actual clematis variety).

Can anyone suggest what else could be eating my poor plants?....and any way to treat the blighters!!!

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks! x

 

 

Anyone Know the name of the plant I've enclosed a picture of??

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 22:15

Yes, clearly I had posted the photo on the new thread before the answer had come through on the other thread! 

The Name of a plant that's leaves look like army camouflage Uniform!

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 22:14

Thankyou Berghill!......I am hoping to take cuttings from this plant so I can grow new ones for next year as I think the follage is fabulous!  x

 

The Name of a plant that's leaves look like army camouflage Uniform!

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 21:33

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 Don't think it is the plant you think Denboy after checking what you suggested out on the internet. Any ideas??.....picture attached xx

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What is causing the petals to fall off my Dahlias!!

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