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Heliopsis pests

Posted by kimk_gardener Ohio (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 2, 08 at 12:05

I have six heliopsis plants that have bloomed heavily this summer. I just noticed that the stems just below the blooms are covered with tiny reddish brown bugs. What are these ? Will they permanently harm the plants ? Will they spread to other adjacent perennials ?

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RE: Heliopsis pests

Heliopsis are prone to attracting red aphids. Other types of sunflowers such as those in the Helianthus family don't. Spray them with water or Safer's solution.

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