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Questions About Yesterday Today & Tomorrow Shrubs

Asked by
J Pinington on
March 31, 2014

Q. Yesterday today and tomorrow plant

My plant grows well in the conservatory in a container. It is full of pretty healthy flowers at the moment but has not got any scent. Why?

Answered by
theficuswrangler on
April 1, 2014
A.

It's probably a cultivar that has little fragrance. Often plant breeders will select for attributes such as flower size, color, disease resistance, and so on, and the fragrance is often lost.

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Asked by
dcetti on
June 19, 2014

Q. yesterday, tomorrow and forever plant hasn’t bloomed

We have recently planted a yesterday, tomorrow and forever plant that was full of blooms but after planting, the bush appears healthy but hasn’t bloomed since. We have followed all planting guidelines. We are in GA. Any suggestions?

Answered by
theficuswrangler on
June 20, 2014
A.

It often happens that when you put in a new plant, it takes awhile to start new flowers. The plant is putting its energy into growing roots and establishing itself in its new home. Give it lots of TLC, as in the following article, and be patient. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/yesterday-today-tomorrow/yesterday-today-tomorrow-plant.htm

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Asked by
edvassar on
March 24, 2015

Q. yesterday, today and tomorrow

I have a plant that was doing well with big leaves and flowers and now it is going yellow and not producing flowers. It is located in a pot and in partial shade and sun. It is 5 years old and this is the first problem I have had with it.

Answered by
shelley on
March 25, 2015
Certified Expert
A.

Water logged soil and nutrient deficiency came to mind when I read that it is going yellow. Check the soil with your finger - is it damp/soggy or dry to the touch? If it's damp, the plant has been over-watered.

As for nutrient deficiency, this results from potting mixture that is not acid enough.

Either way, I think a re-potting of your plant and a freshening-up of the soil is in order. Use potting mix that contains some peat. When watering, add some iron sulphate to the water. Or, you can encourage healthy foliage by sprinkling some nitrogen rich fertilizer granules around the root zones and watering them in immediately. Also make sure you feed it potassium rich fertilizer to encourage those flowers to bloom.

For more information on growing a yesterday, today and tomorrow plant, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/yesterday-today-tomorrow/yesterday-today-tomorrow-plant.htm

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Asked by
sharonanngaskill on
July 30, 2015

Q. What fertilizer do I use

What fertilizer do I use on my “Yesterday, today and tomorrow” plant? Also, my “Xoria” plant? Each or in pots. I live in Austin, Texas. They get morning sun.

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
August 1, 2015
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Asked by
Marilynh45 on
August 31, 2015

Q. Yesterday today And Tomorrow plant not blooming

Last winter we had a slight frost and our Yesterday Today and Tomorrow plant got hit. In March, I cut it back quite far. The plant has come back beautifully; however, it’s not producing any flowers. What can I do or is that what to expect when it gets hit by frost?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
September 2, 2015
Certified Expert
A.

Here is a link to refresh you on the care requirements.
I would give it another season to bloom after it's winter damage.
Fertilize in the spring.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/yesterday-today-tomorrow/yesterday-today-tomorrow-plant.htm

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Asked by
Andre on
September 13, 2015

Q. Yesterday today and tomorrow

Can you plant this from cut offs or must it start from a seed?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
September 15, 2015
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Asked by
Sassyjudy on
May 23, 2016

Q. Yesterday today and tomorrow plant

How can I make this plant bloom?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
May 25, 2016
Certified Expert
A.

Make sure you have not over fertilized. Too much nitrogen will inhibit flowering. You can give the plant a boost of phosphorous to encourage flowering.

Bone Meal is a way to add the phosphorous.

Here are some links to help refresh you on the care requirements.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/bone-meal-fertilizer.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/yesterday-today-tomorrow/yesterday-today-tomorrow-plant.htm

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