color change in the ptilotus(joey) - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by jersdebs
July 13, 2010
I purchased a ptilotus(joey) about 3 weeks ago it was a beautiful purple and nowit is sickly grey ia that normal or have I done something wrong

Answer from NGA
July 13, 2010
It sounds as though the flower spikes are aging and should be trimmed off the plant. They will continue to fade in color and then turn a tannish brown as the stems die back. I'd just remove the flower spikes and wait for the plant to produce healthy new flowers. Enjoy your Joey!

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