Camellia Plants
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why do the flowers fall off my camellia bush

Zone Napa Ca | jeff added on November 29, 2013 | Answered

The flowers come into full bloom and almost immediately fall to the ground.

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Heather
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Answered on December 1, 2013

Sounds like it may be a thrip problem. They often attack the base of flowers, causing them to fall when in bud or right after bloom. This article may help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

It may also be an environmental issue, like too little water or too much water. Check the soil and make sure that it is not too wet or dry.

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