You have a praying mantis there.
They are very good bugs. When they gather their fore legs up under their
chin, they aren’t praying, they are waiting to pounce on another bug for
Spiders don’t make holes in plants,
but cut worms do, and that can destroy iris stalks.
Francelle Edwards Glendale, AZ
Behalf Of Linda Smith
Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2007 5:12
Subject: [iris-photos] Good or Bad
Found this while inspecting "High
Five". The top bud was really small, then discovered tiny hole
Thought it was a spider damage, then this got on my
arm. Not sure if it was after the spider, or if it is what did the damage??
Anyone know or have this problem of a tiny hole causing the bud to be very
small. It bloomed anyway.
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