Cone Flower - Knowledgebase Question

West Seneca, ny
Question by kdem501
August 11, 2007
why do i get holes in the petals to my cone flowers


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Answer from NGA
August 11, 2007

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Based on your description I am not certain which pest would be causing this. Sunflower moth larvae can damage echinacea flowers, grasshoppers could damage them, and tarnished plant bugs can sometimes damage the buds as well. I would suggest you work with your local Cornell county extension to try to identify the pest and based on knowing that, decide what to do.

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