Insect Pest Control
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flies on the flowers

Zone oldsmar fl | kb0sdq added on May 17, 2015 | Answered

Tails are blooming and the refuse pink flowers are dripping liquid and the flies are eating it.

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    shelley
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    Answered on May 17, 2015

    What plant or tree is this? I suspect the dripping liquid you speak of is honeydew, which would surely attract flies. The presence of honeydew indicates an insect infestation such as aphids, mealybugs, or scale.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-aphids-and-ants.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/control-plant-scale.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/mealybugs-control.htm

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