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Q.Lobelia blue tiny flowers, why are they dying?

Zone central il | suzq11 added on July 1, 2012 | Answered

I have these flowers cascading over the sides of my flower pots. They are starting to die from the bottom. What should I do as I love these and don’t want to lose them. Everyone who sees them can’t get over how beautiful they are. Please send me some ideas asap? Thanks!

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Answered on July 7, 2012

It sounds like they may have root damage, either from root rot or perhaps pests. Check the roots for damage, make sure that you have good drainage on the container. Also, as they are on the side of the container, make sure that where they are is not heating up in the sun and cooking the roots.

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