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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).

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