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Q.How Do I Get My Hummingbird Vine to Blossom?

Zone 4 | bleat added on September 30, 2012 | Answered

I’ve had it for two years. It vines very well but no flowers. I live in Mn. I have sandy soil. I used sheep manure for fertilizer.I took your advice,gave it bone meal, still no flowers. Now what?

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Answered on October 1, 2012

You may be lacking phosphorus, especially with the addiion of sheep manure which has a higher nitrogen content. If there is a lack of phosphorus in the soil, plants will have little to no blooms. You can either use a phosphorus rich fertilizer or add some bone meal to the soil.

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