Comments 5

What’s that foam on flower?

That’s a spittlebug  🙂

Never heard of spittlebugs? Me too. I found info. The foam on plant surfaces is often the result of a spittlebug infestation. Immature spittlebugs are hidden inside white frothy foam as they feed on the plant tissue. Other than looking unsightly, spittlebugs do very little damage to a plant. Most healthy plants can handle a spittlebug infestation with no serious damage.

Remove flower parts with foam and wash/spray infested flower with liquid made with 1 cup water and 1 teaspoons liquid soap (dishwasher detergent).


This entry was posted in: Photography
Tagged with: ,


At citySonnet, artist Maria spreads her love for art, poetry and nature. These pages inspire visitors to add an artsy touch and creativity to their everyday lives.


  1. Pingback: Surprise: Bands of Colour | What's (in) the picture?

Inspire Me! Thank you for your comment.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s