hollyhock flowers

floralia(Oregon High Desert)July 9, 2012

any insight as to why the buds on my hollyhocks are drying up and falling off this year????

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schoolhouse_gw

Could be those small gray sucking insects, look for them on the buds and along the stems.

    Bookmark   July 9, 2012 at 5:27PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Hollyhock weevils. Grrrr.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 11:59PM
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thinman(Z5 MI)

I just saw this post. Mine have done exactly the same thing this summer. All the ones by the house are stricken, but I have a few out by the barn and those are just fine. I was mystified. Weevils, huh? I'll have to check those buggers out.

ThinMan

    Bookmark   July 23, 2012 at 1:10PM
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