[cg] Hardy Hibiscus/Rose Mallow
Any assistance will be appreciated.
I have grown the hardy Hibiscus for several years now and occasionally will
have the following occur.
1. one main cane will suddenly wilt over a 24 hour period.
2. within a day or so, another cane will wilt.
3. within a week or so, the entire plant will be gone.
I have replanted, in the same spot, to only have the same thing happen again
to the new plant next year.
I have been told that Japanese Beetles and Aphids are problems with these
plants. Early in July, this year, when I had a cane wilt on a plant, I
treated the soil for Japanese Beetles. I lost one additional cane, but have
not lost any others for over a week now.
Since this seems to occur only in spots, I tend to believe that there is
something localized in certain areas.
If anyone has any thoughts, I would be more than appreciative.
Thank you in advance.
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