Hibiscus Plants
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Anonymous added on October 27, 2014 | Answered

Why have the blooms on my 20 year old hibiscus plant started wilting right after opening?

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Nikki
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Answered on October 27, 2014

You may have thrips. They are very small and attack the base of the blooms, causing them to fall off right before they open or even right after they open. Here is more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

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