The pretty plant full of blooms may draw your eye first, but don't choose a plant until you read these 5 tips
leaves & stems. *Washed out or pale foliage (unless the natural color of the plant) can indicate a lack of water or nutrients.
2) Check the underside of plant leaves - any white powdery looking substances, black ashy looking colors or clumps of material at joints. *
3) Black discoloration on the stem that
4) Choose a plant that is in a variety of stages of bloom (as shown to the right). Tight new buds mixed with fully opened flowers is best for providing continuing blooms longer. *Trim blooms as they die off to promote new blooms.
5) Check to see that the plant is well rooted. A
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