Peony Leaf Blight

images.jpg

Peonies are herbaceous perennial flowering plants that grow to 2 to 4 feet tall. They prefer cool climates, full sunlight and rich organic soil. Peonies are susceptible to several fungal blights. Features Two types of blight commonly infect peonies. Botrytis paeoniae causes botrytis blight or gray mold in peony plantings, while Phytophthora cactorum causes phytophthora…


Brown Leaf Spots on Geraniums

5.jpg

Geraniums are known as a long-lasting flower. Diseases can, however, shorten the life span of a geranium plant. Ensuring the proper cultural practices is paramount to avoiding brown spots on geranium leaves. Cause Brown spots on the leaves of geraniums are often the result of bacterial blight, often referred to as bacterial spot. The disease…


How to Treat Clematis Leaf Wilt

10.jpg

Clematis leaf wilt, also known as Clematis leaf and stem spot, is a fungal infection that affects the Clematis vining plant. The infection attacks the plant low in the stem, preventing the plant from transmitting water and nutrients through the vine. The vine and leaves droop, brown and eventually fall off. Even after leaf wilt…


How to Care for Wax Leaf Begonias

plantingtuberousbegonias800x800.jpg

Wax leaf begonias, Latin name Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum, are grown as annuals in flower gardens. Wax leaf begonias grow about 12 inches tall and produce continual blooming color throughout the summer. These shade-loving plants produce small blossoms in red, pink and white on a bushy mound of shiny succulent leaves. The leaves are green, variegated…


Begonia Leaf Propagation

10.jpg

Foliage begonias, which include the Rex, Iron Cross and Angel Wing cultivars, produce colorful leaves and inconspicuous flowers. According to the University of Florida Mid-Florida Research and Education Center, this type of begonia is usually propagated by leaf cuttings. Use a clean, well drained mixture of peat moss and perlite, vermiculite or sand as a…


Brown Spots on the Reverse of a Hoya Leaf

brownspotsreversehoyaleaf800x800.jpg

Plants of all kinds, including hoyas, are susceptible to a number of pests and diseases. These can lead to a variety of side effects, including spotting and dieback of the leaves. Other factors, primarily environmental ones, may also cause these issues. Addressing these problems early on can prevent serious damage to your hoya. Though meeting…


Page 1 of 11