Dianthus Flowers
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Dianthus

Zone Surrey, south facing | Gill Colbeck added on August 12, 2016 | Answered

All my plants appear healthy but the buds go brown before flowering. What could be the cause?

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Alisma
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Answered on August 12, 2016

The culprit could be a nutrient imbalance: excessively high nitrogen in soil, or a deficiency of phosphorus or potassium. You may wish to get a soil test. If the plants are in a shady spot lack of light could be a contributing factor.

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