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Hibiscus Blooms Not Opening Completely?

Hibiscus Blooms Not Opening CompletelyThis is as far as it would open. Previous years' blooms were beautiful.

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October 24, 20180 found this helpful
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The problem could be insects, especially thrips which feed off the flower. This causes the buds to fall off before blooming. Thrips also lay eggs in the flower, causing them to turn yellow. Use an organic insecticide once a week.

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Is it colder than usual where you live? Or did you change anything to your fertilizer?

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October 24, 20181 found this helpful

You don't say where you are but there are many reasons.

Your local home extension office can offer the best suggestions for your zone:

pickyourown.org/countyextensionagentoffices.htm

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For your general reading pleasure, these sites have some helpful info:

www.hiddenvalleyhibiscus.com/.../index.php?topic=981.0

www.pennington.com/.../secrets-to-growing-vibrant-hibiscus

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October 24, 20180 found this helpful

Causes of Hibiscus not blooming fully

Step 1
Not enough water

Step 2
Too much fertilizer

Step 3
Very hot weather

Step 4
Insect damage

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