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May 3, 2020 7:12 AM CST
I bought potted daisies, several in one pot. I separated them into 3 different plastic and other 2 were clay. All get morning problem is, the 2 in clay pots droop/wilt until they have been shaded for a bit...the one in plastic pot does just fine, never droops or wilts. What do I need to do?
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May 3, 2020 7:29 AM CST
Put them all in plastic.
These guys are very sensitive to drying and they faint quickly.

I stopped wasting my time with them years ago. Just were too finicky for my taste. I thought of them as high maintenance. But for you, let us hope that you have more luck! Thumbs up Crossing Fingers!
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May 3, 2020 7:36 AM CST
agreed, they are a thirsty plant.
i'm pretty OK today, how are you? ;^)
May 3, 2020 5:32 PM CST
Thank You! Thank you...just bought o couple more plastics pots. ☺🌼🌻🌸
Jun 5, 2020 8:01 AM CST
Thank you for your suggestions...daisies are doing great now!

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