Smooch Me - Standard

gramyjanSeptember 13, 2007

I love this perky little plant (Smooch Me). It had beautiful pink blossoms. I disbudded it and a few weeks later when it started blossoming again the flowers are small and a yucky pinkish/purplish color. I have it under light about 10 inches away from the foliage. I do flush with vinegar water every 5-6 weeks or so. I fertilize with diluted Volkmans but have just recently started with some 20-20-20 to try to get foliage in good shape before our show (this has been very recent so I don't think it is the cause of the problem).

Could the faded flowers mean that it is too close to the light or it doesn't like artificial light?

Thanks in advance


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robitaillenancy1(zone 5)

I believe the frequent use of vinagar has changed the pH of your soil. That will affect both leaves and flowers.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2007 at 1:09PM
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