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Q.Why Does My Black-eyed Susan Have No Petals?

Zone 30135 | flowers1234 added on July 3, 2020 | Answered

They have been beautiful for several years. This year the plants look the same but the flowers have now petals.

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Answered on July 6, 2020

This could be a case of too much nitrogen and not enough phosphorus and potassium.

Make sure to test your soil for deficiencies and pH swings, which can cause deformed blooms.

I don't see any signs of disease, so it is likely that the nutrient ratios are off.

These articles will help:




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