Hibiscus Plants
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The hibiscus keeps losing the buds before they bloom

Zone Iowa | wess added on June 12, 2012 | Answered

The hibiscus keeps losing the buds before they bloom.

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Nikki
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Answered on June 13, 2012

It could be from any number of insects, but thrips or gall midge are most common pests that affect the buds. These articles may help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-flowers-hibiscus-blossoms-falling-off-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

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