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bugs in gardenia blossom

My gardenia blossoms have black weevils deep in the blossom. I have to dunk blossoms in water for a time until bugs drown but the blossom is not full and has a dark look.

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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 06/23/2015 @ 5:31 pm

They are actually several bugs tha can affect these plants, though I am leaning towards thrips as they are only on the blossom. All are susceptible to an organic insecticide called neem oil. These articles will help:

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