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Smooch Me - Standard

Posted by gramyjan Arizona (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 13, 07 at 11:53

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
Jan


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RE: Smooch Me - Standard

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


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