Impatiens Plants
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Lots of blooms that never open

mle27803 added on June 13, 2011 | Answered

I have double impatiens and dahlias in pots that get a lot of blooms; however, the blooms die before they can open. Does anyone know why this happens and how I can correct the problem? Thanks, Marsha

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Heather
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Answered on June 17, 2011

This sounds like you may have thrips. This article will help with that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

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